11-02-2009, 04:11 PM
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Originally Posted by michellesmith
I am new to this forum but not completely new to fish keeping. I have been keeping fish for roughly 5 years now but want to start using real plantlife in my tank more now instead of plastic ones.
I currently run a 215 litre Aqua One tropical tank that has been set up roughly 6 months. I need a bit of help with plants please. I would like to buy some Vallisneria Spiralis to start off with but I read somewhere that it cannot be planted into coral sand substrate - is this true? I also read that it doesnt matter what you put this plant into so now I am a bit confused.
Your help is appreciated,
Coral sand should be fine, I'm guessing your PH is high though, Won't really make a difference, Please could you post lighting, CO2 and fertilization regimes?