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    I was just reading in plant geeks that Florish excel will melt vals and should not be used with vals in the tank.

    I wonder if this could also hold true then with crypts but it was not mentioned.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Lady Hobbs
    I was just reading in plant geeks that Florish excel will melt vals and should not be used with vals in the tank.

    I wonder if this could also hold true then with crypts but it was not mentioned.
    I have some jungle vals in my planted tank and I dose excel. No melting here. Maybe only at a higher-than-recommended dosage?
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    Could very well be or spraying them directly? Thought it worth a mention.

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    Yes, definitely worth a mention, totally agreed.

    I wonder if anyone here has had experience with this?
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    ***Special note*** This plant seems to be sensitive to Flourish Excel, to the point it "melts" completely off if given enough.

    This is their side note on vals.

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    Huh, interesting and good to know.

    I have to move my vals because they are getting far too long, coiling around the top of the tank now.
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    my jungle vals were unharmed, but it wiped out the pygmy val

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