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Build Thread Long-winded ramblings about Dutch-style aquascaping

I wrote out some ramblings, but my phone died so now y'all get the bullet points.
- tank is uggo, I had a lot of poor growth so had to give it a proper chop
- replaced the Limnophila wavy with difformis, it just looks better IMO
- can't grow mayaca fluviatilis for the life of me despite most places listing it as an easy, undemanding plant
- added a marble queen sword because I think swords are neat
- won some rotala tulunadensis in a drawing, I'm going to try not to kill it this time by putting some root tabs under it

I'm running into issues posting pictures, I'll try again later
 

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Oh yeah, potentially the biggest change. I switched from 7.2/2.8/15.2 macros dosed once a week (front loaded) to 18/6/26 dosed throughout the week (with a double dose after a water change).

I don't really know why my macros were this low, but I'm trying to push some growth to let everything recover.

I switched to dosing a solution because it's easier to dose if I don't have time for a full water change, which is probably going to be fairly often this summer as I'm going to be out of town at least a few weeks.
 
I wrote out some ramblings, but my phone died so now y'all get the bullet points.
- tank is uggo, I had a lot of poor growth so had to give it a proper chop
- replaced the Limnophila wavy with difformis, it just looks better IMO
- can't grow mayaca fluviatilis for the life of me despite most places listing it as an easy, undemanding plant
- added a marble queen sword because I think swords are neat
- won some rotala tulunadensis in a drawing, I'm going to try not to kill it this time by putting some root tabs under it

I'm running into issues posting pictures, I'll try again later
How are you getting the crypt to grow bushy like that?
 
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