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Old 12-18-2012, 08:31 PM   #1 
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cutting hornwort

I was out of town for 2 months, when I returned my new hornwort (only had it for 2 months) grew out of control. I pulled it out of the tank tonight and cut it from probably 2' to 6" then replanted the 6" hornwort stalks. I would imagine it will just continue to grow from that point right? Secondly, I put the cuttings in some of other tanks as floaters, will they grow?
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Old 12-19-2012, 04:32 AM   #2 
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if the secrion you cut is not the top section it will grow out an offshoot which will branch to the side. you can cut that and replant after it reaches a significant length
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Old 12-19-2012, 06:13 AM   #3 
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Yes to both your questions, that is how you propegate stem plants.

I hope you had someone doing water changes during those two months...
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