I pulled the plants up last night and today went to a local pet store, they dont look great but they sell more than the top fin plants
Had the same problem here...as I understand it, most electronic T12 ballasts should fire a T8, and in fact overdrive it slightly. But that doesnt always
Another part of the equation is the color rendering of what you are looking at. Just because some light will cause plants to grow, it might cause plants
Over the years, what was called cfl a decade ago became known as power compact to avoid confusion with screw in spiral cfl bulbs.
salt was for ICH.
others on board helped with that protocol. in the past i used a chemical, though in 12 years of keeping fish, only had ich once.