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By Lain
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#385570
When I first got them they seemed happy they were putting out growth and getting dew. Over the past week and a half I've seen them slowly decline nothing has changed distilled water, same grow light, same media (lfsm). There is no more dew and the tips are turning black so I thought maybe it was getting too much light so I distanced it more and still having the same problem.

What am I doing wrong? I've had zero luck in keeping capes alive so far and seeing as they're called weeds I'm losing hope.


Thanks for any help!
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By ChefDean
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#385573
Usually no dew means it's not getting enough light, which is weird because even the filtered light through a window is usually enough for Capes.
I would maybe move it to a spot where it gets natural sunlight if possible.
Good luck.
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