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Can anyone tell me what I’m doing wrong with my tomato seedlings? I feel I may have overwatered but kind of confused with the differences between overwater and underwater. The soil is kept moist but it seems the leaves are kind of curling on some and sort of falling over. I also had a fan lightly blowing on them, maybe too cold? Here are some photos!

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Hello and welcome to GF
They look ok to me, maybe just one plant looks like the leaves are curling up. Can you turn them around every day that will help them stand up better.let them dry out a bit between watering.
 
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They look ok to me, maybe just one plant looks like the leaves are curling up. Can you turn them around every day that will help them stand up better.let them dry out a bit between watering.
Thank you for the advice I will do that!
 
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Darn. I’m new at this, will they bounce back after drying?
This is the one and only time I'd bury tomatoes deeper.
Put them into slightly deeper pots if you have them, & top up with dry compost.
This will help to dry the roots which are there through capillary action lifting some of the damp from the present growing medium & stimulate new root growth to replace any which have rotted.
Best be quick.
 

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Really? I always bury them up to the first leaves when I pot on. I can't remember where I learned it or what the reason was, but it seems to work.
It's supposed to help the plant make more roots so will do better all round.
Read it in magazines and on gardeners world
 
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I have shown on here that tomato plants don't grow more roots when buried deep; they grow replacement roots.
Tomatoes have two different root systems:
1) A tap root which they use to find water and nutrients further down the root zone.
2) Roots just below the surface, which pick up moisture AND AIR at that level.

When you bury tomatoes deep, that breathing ability is precluded and they have to grow another set, without any improvement in uptake, because of the facility of the tap root.
Furthermore, your plants will be more prone to splash-type fungal infection, such as EARLY BLIGHT, as the leaves will be lower.

Burying tomatoes deeply only wastes part of an already short growing season.
 
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