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post #1 of 5 Old 03-01-2008, 02:33 AM Thread Starter
Can i ?

can i take my plants out of the little holder things and plant them into the substrate without any fertilizer etc in the substrate. i know the wool that they put in the pots attracts algae but im to nevous to change my tank incase something goes wrong?
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post #2 of 5 Old 03-01-2008, 02:52 AM
I do that all of the time. Just be careful not to damage the roots any more than necessary. Expect some "die back".
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post #3 of 5 Old 03-01-2008, 03:30 AM Thread Starter
Thanks :D
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post #4 of 5 Old 03-01-2008, 01:49 PM
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When I bought a crypt for my 10 gallon it came in a pot with the wool. When I took it out it naturally "divided" itself so I planted both sections. It's been doing great and sprouting new growth. So I got 2 plants for the price of one! :D

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post #5 of 5 Old 03-02-2008, 05:59 AM Thread Starter
hehe ive also have a plant that is doing the same. my tank looks more jungly now :D
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