03-03-2012, 09:51 AM
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Originally Posted by beetlebz
I have Ceratopteris cornuta in 4 of my tanks, all are doing splendid. Unfortunately, in my 20 long, they are doing too splendid. The roots have grown down like a curtain completely down to the substrate! I dont mind it over the anubias so much, but the wife hates it. Ultimately on the back wall is hornwort and C. thalictroides, both of which will roll over and provide surface cover, but its not there just yet. Are there tricks to keeping the roots short, or should I be grabbing some duckweed or salvinia or something off aquabid?
I do like the look of a floating plant, and franky frogbit is kinda nice looking....
I would love to see a picture of your tank and especially the roots from the Water Sprite. Water Sprite is a fairly new addition to my tank and thus far, it isn't doing much. It had been rooted in another tank and I was wanting to leave it floating.