Amazon sword deficiency? Discussion in 'Aquatic Plant Species' started by Blackstar7, Aug 26, 2017. Edges of leaves rot [edit | edit source] The edges of the leaf are rotting away, Looks similar to animal damage. Most sword keepers never see an adult sword plant bloom and produce seeds. My substrate is pool filter sand. Taking it one step further, this type of plant can be grouped into the genus Echinodorous. Blackstar7 New Member. Only older leaves are showing symptoms. Joined: Aug 13, 2017 Messages: 5 Likes Received: 0 Local Time: 3:30 AM. I read about it and found out that it is BBA (I guess). This is usually seen with Echinodorus Swords. By leaving light switched on for longer, you facilitate algal growth. My research indicates that this is symptomatic of iron deficiency. What happens is that the Otocinclus seem to be rasping on the leaf considerably then it … (I think they are the baby variety, if there is anything like that). Amazon’s violations stemmed from deficiencies from its sanctions screening processes. There are plenty of varieties and species of Amazon Sword plants, or Burheads, but they all share vibrant, green The areas in between veins get thinner and eventually rot away leaving the edges mostly intact. There's some yellowing of leaves, and a large dead patch that's started from the outside of the leaf. See Amazon Sword Melt. This makes the Amazon Sword an enduring and hardy plant. Some of the (older) leaves are becoming transparent, starting at the tips. Algae can quickly turn your aquarium into a real mess. I have already put 2-3 root tabs near the base of each mother plant. Seeds produce the hybrids and the largest “litters.” Root division works best in your aquarium. The Amazon Sword plant is a member of the family, Alismataceae, or water plantains. Is there anything else I should do? Amazon Sword Plant is suitable for beginners in the hobby. That said, without proper care, you may find your Amazon Sword developing certain problems. It looks somewhat like nitrogen deficiency, but nitrates are kept above 5ppm, so that doesn't seem to make sense. Amazon Sword Plant (Echinodorus genus) is a versatile and hardy plant used in decorating the background of planted tanks. Root division keeps the strain pure. Reproduction: Amazon swords usually reproduce by root division and by seed. Hi guys, my Amazon sword has put out 3-4 new leaves, 2 weeks into planting it in my tank. 4-5 months ago I bought 6 small amazon sword plants. I know they aren't to eveyones taste but Red Ramshorn snails are an efficient control machanism for BBA sporeling etc although they don't eat the adult plant. As a result, Amazon provided goods and services: (1) to persons sanctioned by OFAC located in Crimea, Iran and Syria; (2) to individuals located in or employed by the foreign missions of the countries sanctioned by OFAC. The natural habitat for the Amazon Sword is very diverse, exposing it to varying weather and temperature conditions. See Crypto Melt. I'm having issues with the amazon sword. My Amazon Swords are showing signs of deficiency, but I don't know what. Few days later disaster struck. However, the new leaves are wrinkled and cupped. All my leaves were black, the gravel at the bottom was all black. I think I read somewhere that this is likely K deficiency? This is usually seen with Cryptocoryne plants. It is very popular among hobbyists because of its long lifespan, hardiness, and ability to withstand a wide range of water temperature conditions/parameters. The Amazon Sword Plant will help you keep the water clean and get rid of the unwanted compounds. It will get even worse if you don’t follow the lighting regime. After a couple of weeks it developed the pinholes seen in the picture. Unfortunately, Amazon Sword Plant is prone to algae growth. 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