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thanks. well so far thiers NO growth??
but ive read up and people say that only half the bulbs even grow?
is 23 watts and its CFL! i pointed the lamp tword the tank and its not like its very deep water either.
I am assuming you planted bulbs in the sand and they had no leaves at the time; if so, you may not see growth for a while. I've always planted aponogetons with leaves so I can't say how long it might be for leaves to emerge from a bulb. Aponogeton do go through a rest period of a couple months when the leaves will die off and the bulb "rests," much like deciduous shrubs.

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