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    Pezulu

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    Those of yours look great compared to mine.
    I know they go through a period of adjustment, but when even the roots have melted away after a month, I think something is seriously wrong.
     
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    Pezulu

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    This is what is left...
    A single small plant, that doesn't seem to be doing too well.
    Just shy of 2 months, and this is all that I have to show for it.
    At least the shrimp look nice and the Susswassertang has grown a lot.

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    Sorry to hear about the loss..
    I lost 4 plantlets too probably due to the excessive plant growth while i was away on holiday and it casting a shadow over the halferi,but for the most part it's still looking good.
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    Yours still looks good.
    I think mine is going to be a total loss of everything that was imported.
     
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    Oh well, the Downoi was not successful. Nothing survived.
    The Susswassertang that was in the tank on the other hand, has grown very well.
    It has taken over at least 2/3 of the tank.

    I removed the dragon rock that was in the tank, and added some Blyxia in one of the corners.
    A small Cryptocoryne Wendtii Brown is also growing out well, and has pushed out 2 new leaves in the month or so it has been in the tank.

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    Susswassertang is just gorgeous when it thrives like this!
     
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    @Pezulu.. sorry they didn't make it but boy oh boy that Susswassertang is just stunning!!!
     
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    Susswassertang is the one plant that I don't seem to have any problems with.
    Anubias grow so slowly I am continually battling BBA and GSA, although the Anubias have taken over where they are grown.

    Another Susswassertang tank, that has been going for a bit less than a year.
    There is a Susswassertang wall against the left side, and the rest was originally planted on a small piece of driftwood and small stones.

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    Sjoe that susswassertang is looking good!!:thumbup:
    Time to make yous jealous haha:tt2:
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    Hey what are you using Co2 on the tanks?


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    No CO2.
    Seachem Excel every second day, and Seachem Flourish once a week.
     
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    That is just too beautiful for words...

    Would probably last two days in my tank.. it looks like such a comfy bed...
     

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