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