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Helanthium Bolivianam leaves a bit see-through. Is this normal?

The grumpy one

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My Helanthium Bolivianam leaves seem to be melting???
It is growing rapidly, with one runner going crazy.
The tank is only 14 days old
First week: daily water change. 2nd week: weekly water change.

Does it look OK? Or is it lacking something?

Low tech 28l tank.
API Tap Water Conditioner. Every water change. 0.167ml dose.
Dennerle Carbo Elixir BIO. Daily. 0.28ml dose.
TNC Complete. Weekly. 2.8ml dose.
Water test (day 14 before water change):
Ammonia NH₃ 0.2mg/l
Nitrite NO₂ 0.25mg/l
Nitrate NO₃ 7.5mg/l
PH 7.20
Carbonate hardness 2.00dKH
General hardness 5.00dGH
Temp 24C
Lights 8hrs @ 50%. 1800lm @ 400mm to sub straight.
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