What's This On My Plant Question

Discussion in 'Freshwater Beginners' started by Jnyftb, Jun 17, 2018.

  1. JnyftbValued MemberMember

  2. bryangarWell Known MemberMember

    What kind of plant is that? If you dont know can you post a picture of the whole plant?
  3. JnyftbValued MemberMember

    Not sure why pic is sideways but this is it. Recommended by lfs 1529262261240.jpg
  4. Hunter1Well Known MemberMember

    If you’re asking about the dark, round things?

    I would guess snails.

    And how long was the plant in the tank?

    Melting of leaves is normal on a transplant and healthy if new leaves are appearing.

    If the plant has been in the tank awhile (months), you have a mineral deficiency. My guess is iron based on my limited experience.

    If you want informed opinions, post on the plants forum.
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  5. bryangarWell Known MemberMember

    I really cant tell what that plant is. Maybe an amazon sword?

    How long have you had it?
    Are you dosing ferts?
  6. JnyftbValued MemberMember

    I put it in about a week and a half ago.

    Dosing ferts?
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  7. bryangarWell Known MemberMember

    If you barely put it in then it’s probably just melting. It’s adjusting to your water parameters so it should grow back to normal in a few weeks.
  8. JnyftbValued MemberMember

    Thank you
  9. JnyftbValued MemberMember

    My plants leaves are now almost transparent. I've been told that's Iron Deficiency. Any suggestions on how to correct this without harming my Betta?
  10. Hunter1Well Known MemberMember

    SeaChem Flourish with Iron.

    Shop on Amazon.

    But some of it can be melting from the transplant.

    Do you have any new growth?

    Edit: you can try root tabs in the substrate, under the plants. Look at ingredients before you buy to see if they contain iron.

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