02-28-2012, 10:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Inga
I have tried string but not rubber bands. That might be next. You wouldn't think it would be hard but... the fish work against me sometimes. I guess when it comes down to it, it is their home and I shouldn't fight so hard to decorate it in a way they obviously feel is wrong. ha ha I guess they either don't care for the Anubias or they want it floating. lol
I've never had trouble with fish uprooting my plants, but I did have a problem with my clam pulling up crypts when it moved around the tank lol.
Originally Posted by Ogre44
I have had success using string for both anubias and java ferns.
I use 3 or 4 feet of string and wrap from multiple directions, finishing with a couple of good old granny knots.
Now, does anyone have any ideas on keeping my cory cats from uprooting my microsword?
I swear that nothing gives them greater pleasure than ripping that stuff out of the gravel.
You could try putting some small stones around the plant, until it roots itself securely in to the gravel?