Leaves all falling off

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  1. Kendrick

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    Hey friends

    I've set up a new planted tank and the stem plants leaves have all come off. Where they are planted is deep with aquarium soil so I am confused. The majority of the substrate came from my other tanks so there's a lot of bacteria etc. Fish are all happy but the plants aren't.

    Is this due to inadequate lighting or are the plants adjusting to the parameters of the tank? I don't have a testing kit to test the water and give you more information unfortunately.

    Thanks!
     
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  3. WernerP

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    New plants?

    They might be adjusting from immersed to submerged.
     
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    Kendrick

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    Hi

    All the plants come from other tanks...
     
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    Are the water parameters the same? some plants such as swords or crypts will melt again when they are moved, even a difference in temp can cause a new melt.
     
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    Might be just melt - some plants don't like having their roots disturbed, even if the water and soil conditions of the new tank are similar. Keep an eye on them for a week or 2 and see if there is any new growth
     
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    Kendrick

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    Thanks guys. Let's hope they come back!
     
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    Good luck @Kendrick,
    Hope they all come up again
     

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