Betta Fish Care  
Go Back   Betta Fish and Betta Fish Care > Planted Betta Tanks
Check out the eBook Betta Fish Care Made Easy
betta fish
Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 06-22-2013, 07:37 AM   #1 
jadaBlu
Member
 
jadaBlu's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2013
Location: Midwest
What are the reasons to choose to pot a plant vs putting it in substrate?

I am finishing my book on the "Ecology of the Planted Aquarium". She mentions keeping some plants potted. What would be reasons to keep a plant potted vs putting it in substrate/soil? What are you using for pots? If it's anything specialized where do you buy the pots?
jadaBlu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-22-2013, 10:40 AM   #2 
Ilikebutterflies
Member
 
Join Date: May 2012
If I remember right, some plants can't be put into the substrate or they will rot. Pots allow them to be anchored to the bottom but not in the substrate.
Ilikebutterflies is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:50 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.7.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.