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Hilde
04-17-2014, 10:03 PM
If you have grown Alternanthera reineckii, I would like to know what substrate you grew it in?

Kim

kwseiders
04-19-2014, 07:19 PM
I have grown it in regular aquarium gravel, and in Eco complete. Mine grows the same in either substrate. There is something in the water that it likes and needs, but I can't figure out what. Mine grows real well for a while, then it dies back. It is as though it uses up some nutrient, then slows down growth. It has done that in all my tanks.

Hilde
04-19-2014, 10:12 PM
Mine grows real well for a while, then it dies back.
You are dosing it with ferts you talked about at the meeting?

Perhaps it obsorbs most of it nutrients from its roots.