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Fert Confusion and Help identifying

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Think I have been reading to much again, and want to be sure I am doing this right. Any comments/suggestions would be more than greatly appreciated :)

I set up my 20 gallon 5 days ago. Some of the plants look lighter, but some weren't so hot to begin with. I use eco-complete, flourish root tabs and seachem flourish excel. I have a Finnex Ray2 on for 10 hours/day.

Should I also be using Seachem Flourish or is that the same as the roots tabs? I have also ordered Total pellets for when the flourish root tabs run out.

The plants I have in are dwarf sag, rotala indica, penny wort, cryptocoryne parva, cardamine lyrata and a couple I'm not exacty sure of. here are pics, maybe someone can identify these:

The red one on the left and the one the right?

And I have no clue stuff in the upper right is:
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Yes, you should be using flourish or some other liquid fert in addition to root tabs. Some plants feed more from roots, some feed from the water column. You'll want both.

Plant 1 - Red - this is a guess - ammania mauritiana
Plant 2 -Lloydiella, aka Lysimachia nummularia
Plant 3 - Cabomba caroliniana
Thanks so much! That's what I thought, but wasn't sure, and didn't want to over do it.

I also thought the Plant 3 was Cabomba, but it can't be shipped to Washington, however, I bought it here.
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