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Old 03-31-2011, 03:51 PM   #1 
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Lightbulb How do you remove rockwool?

I just bought some hairgrass on aquabid and i am trying to set it up in my tank. The only problem i am having is trying to remove the rockwool without breaking the roots. Does anyone have any advice on how to remove it? Help would be appreciated, thanks!
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Old 03-31-2011, 04:43 PM   #2 
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You don't need to remove all of it, as it actually gives the roots some needed nutrients.

Usually, when I order plants, the bulk of the rock wool peels off really easy. You can try to carefully rinse the roots under running water to get off the last few pieces; though that might be difficult to do with the hairgrass. Honestly, though, if you have most of it off I wouldn't worry about it. It's not toxic, and can give your plants that little something extra.
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Hairgrass sounds creepy. Who's head of hair did you get it from?
Who said anything about their head?


And bump for knowledge, because I want to steal one of said plants back from him >;3
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