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post #1 of 5 Old 03-17-2010, 08:55 AM Thread Starter
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plants from floating

Hi' which way is best way to stop the fish from floating Thanks.Mark
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post #2 of 5 Old 03-17-2010, 09:12 AM
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Uhhhh, if your fish are floating that usually is not a good sign

Regarding plants from floating, Try burying them deeper in the substrate or gathering a slightly larger pile around the base. What type of plant are you referring to?
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post #3 of 5 Old 03-17-2010, 09:25 AM Thread Starter
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mist [plants] out LOL.not sure what they are.The plants are long ones which go at the side and back of the tank.Mark
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post #4 of 5 Old 03-17-2010, 10:39 AM
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so... stem plants.

You just bury the ends in the gravel... if your gravel is too large sometimes you'll have trouble getting them to stay..

Try laying a rock on them to weigh them down... After a few weeks you can remove the rock... they will root themselves from mid-stem.

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post #5 of 5 Old 03-17-2010, 12:21 PM Thread Starter
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Hi' Thats a great idea with the plants i'll do that.Mark
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