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Old 04-02-2009, 07:01 PM   #1
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Smile Fertilizers?

I have a few plants in my tanks but they are beginning to get holes in them and blotches of brown. I'm thinking it's because of a lack of nutrients or something. Can anyone recommend a good (cheap) fertilizer that will atleast make them healthier?

I was looking at this one:
Aquarium Pharmaceuticals Leaf Zone-8 OZ. at Big Al's Online
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If you want cheap, consider dry ferts from somewhere like Welcome to Planted Aquarium Fertilizer
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The first thing to check, is to ensure that you are providing enough light for your plants. If you don't have enough light, then all the ferilizers you add won't make a bit of difference. What size aquarium? How many watts of light over the aquarium?

You'll also want to ensure that you are actually dealing with true aquatic plants. Many of the chain stores sell plants that aren't aquatic and will eventually rot and die in your aquarium when kept submerged long term.
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my guess is lighting something eating it or not true aquatic plants over need of ferts. why dont you tell us more about your tank like purrbox asked. also what plants?
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