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post #1 of 4 Old 06-10-2008, 08:46 PM Thread Starter
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Pruning water sprite

I was wondering if the pruned ends of water sprite can be floated? I have a nice water sprite that is planted and has grown emergent. Can I float the pieces i prune away or do they need roots?
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post #2 of 4 Old 06-10-2008, 11:39 PM
Yep.
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post #3 of 4 Old 06-11-2008, 10:52 AM
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You can float it and it will grow new roots slowly but surely depending on the size of the piece. I have it now and actually had 6 new starts from little 1/2 pieces of leaf I left to float in the tank.

Shows how easy it is to get it to sprout and grow new plants.
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post #4 of 4 Old 06-11-2008, 12:30 PM Thread Starter
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yay! thanks so much.
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