Duckweed - Tropical Fish Keeping - Aquarium fish care and resources
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 2 Old 10-19-2011, 07:50 PM Thread Starter
New Member
 
Duckweed

I have a 55 gallon tank and I'm running not a really fast current filter but fast enough that the duckweed never can settle. The filter is a hang on that is right in the middle of the tank and there is no where else i can move it, so i put up two pvc pipes to push the current down and keep the duckweed in the same place with a still surface. This worked well for a couple of days until recently the pvc pipes have been falling into the water releasing all the duckweed and i have to set them up and start all over again. Any ideas on how to keep the duckweed and not change my filter?
rgary12 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 2 Old 10-19-2011, 10:34 PM
zof
Member
 
zof's Avatar
 
As long as there is surface movement the duckweed will never grow to its full potential which can be a blessing as it can go crazy, I'm afraid the best option is a filter change. An idea I don't know if it will work but would be to grow the duckweed out in some other medium until you have enough to cover the tank so even if with the surface movement the duckweed has nowhere to go.
zof is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Duckweed? alysalouise Beginner Planted Aquarium 11 08-16-2011 11:43 PM
Duckweed? Eolith Beginner Planted Aquarium 10 11-04-2010 03:28 PM

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
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome