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post #1 of 7 Old 04-08-2008, 11:30 AM Thread Starter
Plant Care

I have 2 live plants in my betta's tank and i know the plants don't really need it but i feel like i should give them some of that aquatic plant food stuff but i want to make sure that its not going to hurt my betta or the black mystery snail in the tank.

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post #2 of 7 Old 04-08-2008, 12:30 PM
Ive HEARD that it wont hurt the fish but im not sure about the snail... 8)

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post #3 of 7 Old 04-08-2008, 01:50 PM Thread Starter
the snail doesnt eat the plants but yea idk if it will mess up the water
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post #4 of 7 Old 04-08-2008, 04:37 PM
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What kind of plants are they? We'd need to know this before we'd advise about any sort of special care. Some plants are completely fine with literally being thrown into a tank while others need fertilization, CO2 and other types of special care.
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post #5 of 7 Old 04-08-2008, 04:40 PM Thread Starter
i have know idea what type of plants you can go to pictures my tank is on page two the plants that are in the front are ones i want to feritilize
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post #6 of 7 Old 04-08-2008, 04:47 PM
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Nice looking tank. If those are some sort of swords or java fern, then fertilizer will definitely help them grow faster. Whether or not they *need* fertilizer to survive is a different story. They may, since you've only got the one snail and a betta in that tank (i.e. you don't have a very big source of natural plant food). I keep my tanks a little more stocked than that so I've never had to worry about fertilization, so I'm no expert on fertilizer toxicity in snails. I'm sure someone else here will know, though.
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post #7 of 7 Old 04-08-2008, 04:49 PM Thread Starter
thanks for your help
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