01-27-2010, 10:55 AM
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Originally Posted by iamntbatman
Yikes, really? Hornwort doesn't look like it'd taste good at all. I guess silver dollars really aren't very picky about their greens.
Yeah. Don't think that fish had seen a live plant in about 2-3 yrs and it was hungry.
The tank was cycling, so we a big hank of hornwort and a couple small swords in there from another tank to help. By the next afternoon, the swords were just nubs sticking 1/4" out of the sand. There were a couple leaves floating at the top of the tank that it was saving for dessert I spose. The hornwort was in about 5 pcs and half-eaten. Some places suggest overloading the tank with plants and maybe the SD will just nibble them all a little and not kill any. Might work I guess, but I think it would take a bunch