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  • Growing White Plants and Light Spectrum

    Created by macwd04 on

    Hello, first time posting. I am an amateur aquascaper and a few months ago, I acquired some glossostigma elatinoides platinum. Normal glossostigma grows super quickly like a weed and I’ve never had an issue with it. I am growing the platinum (white variant) emersed from a tissue culture and am getting extremely slow growth. I’ve heard that white plants require a different light spectrum to photosynthesize. Does anyone know what type of lights I should be using? I’ve been trying different lights around 6500-8000K and have gotten virtually no growth for a few months. Any help or info would be greatly appreciated.

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