Problems with plant growth

Don’t your plants grow as vigorously and beautifully as you wish?

Nothing is more annoying than buying beautiful plants which then decline and die. Basically plants “only” need the right light, the main nutrient carbon dioxide (CO2), as well as trace minerals and elements. But plants react extremely if only one factor is insufficiently available or missing. This factor then limits the plant growth (Liebig’s Law of the Minimum). Fortunately you can see what is missing on a plant quite well. The visual appearance precisely indicates the missing or deficient substance. Only exception: plant-eating fish! If you supply your plants with all essentials but they still decline, have holes or damaged leaves, always check your fish community. Long-whiskered cat fish are typically present in a lot of aquariums and the owners don’t know they also like to eat plants.

Diese Fische fressen Ihre Pflanzen:

Es gibt wenige Fischarten, die wirklich als Pflanzenfresser berüchtigt sind. Und selbst bei diesen Arten kann es vorkommen, dass ein Individuum mehr Pflanzen frisst, als das andere. Individualismus gibt es eben auch bei Fischen. Durch Zugabe von Pflanzenkost können Sie den Hunger auf Grünes bei den Fischen verringern, aber nie ganz abstellen. Oft ist es möglich, viele und schnellwachsende Pflanzen einzusetzen, so dass weniger weggefressen wird, als nachwächst!

Wachsen die Pflanzen in Ihrem Aquarium genau so, wie Sie sich das vorstellen?

Wir zeigen Ihnen, woran es liegen könnte, wenn Ihre Aquarienpflanzen nicht so wachsen, wie Sie es sich vorstellen und was Sie machen können, damit Ihre Pflanzen perfekt wachsen!

What’s wrong with my plants and fish?

We will show and explain all the important deficiency symptoms of fish and plants. In addition you can learn how to avoid or to remedy deficiency diseases/symptoms here.

Deficiency symptoms

Here’s how to prevent deficiency symptoms in fish and plants

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