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post #11 of 85 (permalink) Old 10-21-2012, 10:28 AM
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Hey. Don't forget about all of that hornwort I gave you a while back for a female. You might not have been there Alex but I traded A whole lotta plants for a Blue Dragon female that I still have with Rachel. How's the hornwort doing now?

Yeah. Spring sounds way better to me... I hate the cold and I doubt there will be a lot of plants
Oh yes I sold quite a bit of it this year, it was growing like crazy in our grow outs outside. During the winter I cut back a lot on the amount of plants I keep, I just don't have enough lights.
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post #12 of 85 (permalink) Old 10-21-2012, 11:15 AM
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I have the following in a npt:
- water wisteria
- moneywort
- anubias
- dwarf hairgrass
- java fern
- 2 other unidentified plants lol XD I was wondering oif any one has java moss or any other kind of moss they would be able to sell / give to me.
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I just got some Duck Weed but I don't think it is doing well. I also have:

Java Moss
Java Fern
Water Wisteria
Anacharis
Round Leaf Anubias

I think the Java Moss and Java Fern are doing okay. No growth yet that I can tell but they are not dying. The Water Wisteria and Anacharis look like they are doing well. I think my Round Leaf Anubiasis dying though...

I have a very low tech set up in a 5.5 gravel tank. I have a 6500 bulb and I add Leaf Zone once a week. I really love the look of planted tanks so I hope mine does well. Bradbury seems to like it.

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Really wish I had more space for more plants, but in my 10 gal I have:

Java Moss (on some driftwood)
Java Fern
Hornwort
Crypt Wendtii (I think red)
Anubias Frazeri
Dwarf Sagittaria

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you have a 10 gallon! you make me jealous
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post #16 of 85 (permalink) Old 10-22-2012, 02:29 AM
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In the 20G:
cabomba
green foxtail
java moss
bacopa carolina
amazon sword
some random floating things - duckweed??
dwarf lilly
anubias
water sprite or wysteria - not sure but it has grown alot recently
somethng german sounding - seaweed like thing

I had some others but they went all gooey
Giant hygro?
anacharis
pogo erectus

The foxtails, dwarf lilly and water sprite thing do the best. Amazon sword and anubias also do well. The bacopa carolina - i find it floating every day. I think my snails knock it out of the sand

I want something to carpet the bottom...but i need something that is easy and not a high light plant

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i do suggest dwarf saggitaria. micro swords also do well if your lightin is good enough. usually carpeting plants need co2 and highlight considerations, otherwise they wont carpet and will grow upwards instead.
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Crypts, moss, Marimo, swords, anarchis, and a few other.
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post #19 of 85 (permalink) Old 10-22-2012, 09:18 AM
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Everyone has so many plants.... i just upgraded to a 10 gallon tank but its a bit bare of plants at the moment only a few here and there and 2 more to come.

Any recommendations of plants that thrive in low to medium light and are easy to care for???
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I have some low-light plants in a NPT.

-water wisteria
-moneywort
-hornwort

10 Gallon Tank:
~Countless Pond Snails~1 Espe's Rasbora~1 Harlequin Rasbora~

5 and 5.5 Gallon Tanks:
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Many of my scaly friends from my original tank from 2011 have passed, except for two! I am in the process of re-doing my tank. :)
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