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These are two of the same type of plant. They've grown slowly under higher light conditions, around 4wpg, and since I've gone to about 2wpg, they seem to thrive a little more. Can anyone identify this plant to the right



 

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I have been helping with this tank since it started. He has a good substrate and the tank get's full ei dosing. It has flourish added three times a week and no other plant is showing a nutrient deficiency. This plant is well and healthy I just think we have the wrong Id, it puts off new leafs and had been growing for well over a month or so in this aquarium. I tried to Id it but I couldn't find anything close, has any one seen any thing close to it?
 

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Not particularly, no. You could increase the Flourish and/or add some Flourish Iron or perhaps give it a Flourish Tab, Multi Bottom or something similar. The tank looks healthy otherwise. It just needs a little bit of a boost in terms of micros.
 

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If you feel that the dosing is good for the rest of the plants, I'd keep it for now and try a root tab underneath the crypt. Update us if there's any change in the growth pattern :)
 

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One has to take under consideration an aspect of antagonisms between particular elements in plant nutrition. An excess of some nutrients can cause deficiency of another.

Excess .......... Deficiency

N .......... K
K .......... N, Ca, Mg
Na .......... K, Ca, Mg
Ca .......... Mg, B
Mg .......... Ca
Fe .......... Mn
Mn .......... Fe

Now, that you have another angle to resolve your, obviously, nutritional problem ( to this, muddle your picture with pH and water temperature, as well as particurality of this plant), go figure...
 

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All of the crypts I've had so far have done much better when I've put root tabs under them.

-Dave
 
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