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smit3183 06-09-2013 04:12 PM

Water sprite
 
Finally got my hands on some.( ceratopteris cornuta form) Going to float it. I've heard on this board can't remember who that is hates being moved into a new environment. What can I expect it to do and how long does it take to acclimate? It's going in a 55g that will use one 48' T8 daylight bulb. Water parameters should be fine for it.

Byron 06-09-2013 07:19 PM

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Originally Posted by smit3183 (Post 2283906)
Finally got my hands on some.( ceratopteris cornuta form) Going to float it. I've heard on this board can't remember who that is hates being moved into a new environment. What can I expect it to do and how long does it take to acclimate? It's going in a 55g that will use one 48' T8 daylight bulb. Water parameters should be fine for it.

It depends upon the difference in water params. I have noticed that sometimes it will be fine moving from one of my tanks to another, but in other cases it takes a while to rebound. Just let it float, no matter what. It does need nutrients though, a liquid complete fert like Flourish Comprehensive. For the first week or two I might do two doses, 3 days apart.

Byron.


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