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cajunmomof4 06-10-2008 07:46 PM

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?

herefishy 06-10-2008 10:39 PM


fish_4_all 06-11-2008 09:52 AM

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.

cajunmomof4 06-11-2008 11:30 AM

yay! thanks so much.

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