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Will this mess up my plant's growth?

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Will this mess up my plant's growth?
Old 03-29-2010, 12:24 AM   #1
 
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Will this mess up my plant's growth?

Sometimes to catch baby fish I accidently bump into my sword plant and my crypts. could this disturb their roots and cause crypt melt or stunt their growth temporarily?
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Old 03-29-2010, 01:59 PM   #2
 
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If by "bump" you mean uproot, yes, it will affect the crypt and possibly the sword. Crypts do not like being moved, which means the roots disturbed by re-planting, and they often melt perhaps not after once but more definitely. Swords are more forgiving, but continual uprooting will be detrimental to them. As long as you are not moving or pulling up roots, "bump" is not a problem.

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Old 03-29-2010, 06:12 PM   #3
 
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Ok, thanks. :) I just bump them. Not uprooting or anything. I just think the little bump might move a few of the roots down underneath the soil.


Btw, my sword seems to be starting to finally take off. :D It's on it's growing it's second leaf in about a week. Lol, this is better than the month for one leaf from when I originally planted it, so hopefully it's finally adjusting! :)
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