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Plant Damage #1
Hi there,

New member here, hope someone is able to help.

Have a relatively new tank setup (Juwel Rio 240L). Couple of months old now. My fish are fine, but I seem to have had a little trouble with plants. Dotted a few plant fertilizer capsules around the place when I first set the tank up. Have also started adding liquid CO2 and liquid fertilizer over the last few weeks. Some of the first plants I had in died off pretty quick. Others have survived, but are starting to look a little unhealthy (at least to my untrained eye). I do have a couple of loaches who seem to like having a go on the leaves.

Do people think these plants look unhealthy and if so, what would you say is the issue?

Thanks in advance

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Re: Plant Damage #2
And another

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  • Posted on: 29/11 22:04
Re: Plant Damage #3
The plants are healthier looking than my own attempts at keeping live plants. I'm not entirely sure that we have many on the forum who are experts in aquarium plant-keeping. However / in the interim, you might find the following helpful:
http://aquathusiast.com/wp-content/up ... t-Nutrient-Deficiency.png
http://i.imgur.com/2nJy5XD.jpg
https://s-media-cache-ak0.pinimg.com/7 ... f7609f44e22f7edca0ad4.jpg
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Re: Plant Damage #4
Maybe I'm overly conscious because the first couple of plants I had died pretty readily (some reddish coloured things, cant remember what they were!

Thanks for those - so possible zinc issue looking at those links. Will see how it progresses