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post #1 of 6 Old 09-25-2008, 10:07 PM Thread Starter
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Floating Plants for Betta tanks?????

Okay I have three tanks that I want to get floating plants for...here is the run down

Tank #1
10g
one Betta
fluorite substrate
two Coralife Colormax 6,700K full spectrum lamps, 10 watts each
java moss, ludwigia and lutea planted

Tank#2
5.5g
one Betta
incandescent blue plant bulb by aqua culture (planning on getting a coralife for it)
fluorite substrate

Tank#3
no substrate
currently cycling
fluorescent light (not sure the wattage bulb just came with hood)
will house a Betta

Questions:

What is a good floating plant to get that would suite all three tanks?

Where can I buy the plants online? (I dont live near a LFS LPS or chain Pet stores)


Thanks for the help
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post #2 of 6 Old 09-25-2008, 10:38 PM
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I've had a lot of success with both hornwort and water lettuce. Duckweed would also be a good choice.

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post #3 of 6 Old 09-26-2008, 09:12 PM
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Water sprite is also a nice floating plant, my beta and gouramis love it.
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post #4 of 6 Old 09-27-2008, 01:53 AM
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I purchased from www.liveaquaria.com and the plants arrived packaged beautifully (and properly). They are very heathly plants but a bit pricey. I have another shipment coming in from www.bayleesfishees.com.
Bayleesfishees has GREAT pricing and free shipping w/ orders $20.00 or more. I'll update once I receive.
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post #5 of 6 Old 09-27-2008, 04:11 PM Thread Starter
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cool thanks all
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post #6 of 6 Old 09-27-2008, 08:25 PM
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My plants from bayleesfishees arrived in very good condition, and the price is GREAT! I will definitely purchase from there again.
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