Anubias and Java Fern holes in leaves?

jafred

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Wondering if you guys can help identify problems with my planted tank. Completely low tech, plants have always done well and Anubias even flowers occasionally. I have never dosed anything however my stocking level is probably about half what it used to be so maybe thats it?

Pic of anubias
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and this one poor leaf

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And the java fern (worth noting the fern is relatively new to the tank 2-3 months. Holes started a month ago and one leaf has fully died)


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Other than these issue the plants are growing well still shooting up new leaves and root systems are growing very well. This is the root system of a 5 month old cutting of the anubia which is doing great and only one leaf has holes
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Holes in leaves are typically a sign of nutritional deficiency. It is difficult to impossible to determine which metal you aquarium is lacking without detailed testing. I all likelihood nutrients are being removed from the old leaves to support the new growth. The best way to address this is to fertilize the water with a fertilizer that has all the nutrients plants need. A Very good one SeaChem Flourish comprehensive.
 
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jafred

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Thanks Steve ill get some flourish
 

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Be sure it says "Flourish Comprehensive". Seachem makes a number of flourish products.
 

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My vote is K

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