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    Hi all
    I have a problem with my plants in my aquarium.
    My setup has been running for a while now over 6 months. the fish are:
    3 neon tetras
    3 male guppies
    7 small guppies
    1 ablino cory
    1 bristle nose catfish
    1 pleco

    My aquarium is 55 litreI have a internal filter, a compressed co2 system set up. and lighting on a 8 hour a day timer.
    The problem is the valsneria just seem to have stunted growth !
    I see runners pop up the die off and the plants that are of a decent size just dont change or grow !
    I use a iron fert as advised by my local pet dude which i dose exactly as he advised, every 2 day 0.5 ml

    All water levels are as the requirements of the fish as far as i have read/studied !
    PH 7.2-7.5 raises a little after water changes but drops soon after
    NO3 is 25/50 finding it hard to understand what is the best level for this.
    N02 is 0

    I have also been reading about a supplement called Seachem, is this any good ?

    Any suggestions ?

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    What wattage and color temp of lighting do you have on the tank right now ?
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    Welcome.

    Hate to say this but you got two schooling species in very low numbers. Neons and cories.
    Vallis offshoots dying, perhaps open a plant question. If at all possible a picture or two would be nice. First thing that comes to my mind is either very heavy gravel or too much co2.

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