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Old 30-03-2015, 04:14 PM   #61
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started planted some MC few months back



then it grow and spread..


then grow taller




then decided to give them a haircut




now I am thinking if I should remove the tennulles and replace with MC

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Old 30-03-2015, 06:55 PM   #62
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Hi Bro Fireblade, would you say this grow took at least 3 months onwards?
I'm having trouble carpetting mine, despite using the Green Element EVO lighting, CO2 injection and temperature maintained betwee 25-27degrees.

Any idea what went wrong?
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Old 31-03-2015, 09:20 AM   #63
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Hi Wei_Yuan,

First picture taken on 7 Jan2015
2nd poicture taken 6 Feb 2015
3rd & 4th taken 26 March 2015
5th & 6th taken 29 March 2015.

so it is about 3 months to cover the portion..

what fertilzer are you using?
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Old 31-03-2015, 09:53 AM   #64
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I guess I'm possibly not patient enough.
I'm dosing with Potassium daily. SeaChem Flourish and Iron on alternate days.

Thanks for your input! My initial trial with DSM failed after flooding. The whole batch melted. So I replanted with new MC, this time directly into the tank without DSM.
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Old 31-03-2015, 10:17 AM   #65
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I find that MC is quite an easy plant, no need to use DSM..
I have some floating in my guppy tanks without additional light or fertilizer , it also grow into a big patch.. maybe you need to give them a little more time to grow..
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Old 31-03-2015, 10:31 AM   #66
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Yeah lor.

Seeing your thick MC patch is very demoralising

Plant more MC to cover your tank floor bro!
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Old 31-03-2015, 01:13 PM   #67
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thanks bro...
how long have you planted your MC?

I am thinking of removing my tennulles in front to cover with MC..
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Old 31-03-2015, 02:09 PM   #68
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Do it bro! MC are really nice carpeting plants.
With this new batch, it's nearing a month.
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Old 31-03-2015, 03:24 PM   #69
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actually thinking if I should rescape or keep this... hehe if rescape will have to wait longer though

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Old 31-03-2015, 03:54 PM   #70
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Since you are having a good experience with MC...
Why don't you do a new scape with MC used purposefully? Since it's just in a corner now.

Anyway, rescaping is good to keep the fire going
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