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post #1 of 7 Old 08-30-2010, 11:05 PM Thread Starter
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Plants for sand tank

I have a 10 gallon with a very fine sand substrate, are there any plants that would do well in sand, or perhaps any floating plants?
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post #2 of 7 Old 08-31-2010, 12:27 AM Thread Starter
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and I would prefer plants that are low maintenance if that makes a difference
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post #3 of 7 Old 08-31-2010, 06:11 AM
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You can go for crypts. Low light/tech. Just add ferts per week.
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post #4 of 7 Old 08-31-2010, 08:48 AM
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what lighting do you have? a bulb rated around 6500k would work best for plants

crypts would be good. anubias, java moss and java fern can be grown attached to a rock or wood and also have low lighting requirements

i have sand and grow pygmy chain sword, amazon pennywort and hygrophilla difformis
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post #5 of 7 Old 08-31-2010, 09:22 AM
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I've heard hairgrass works well in sandy substrates.

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post #6 of 7 Old 08-31-2010, 09:23 AM
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I've heard hairgrass works well in sandy substrates.

But with high light
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post #7 of 7 Old 08-31-2010, 05:19 PM
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Meh, not high light... Angel doesn't use "High light" and her hairgrass does well.

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