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KishFeeper 01-23-2007 04:47 PM

Water Lettuce
ok today i went to my FS and i asked if they had any floating plants? the gentleman said yes and walked me over to the plant section, he than opened up one of the aquarium lids and i was amazed O_O i saw a bed of plants and he said it was water lettuce, so i asked how much are they? he said $1.99 for a handfull i than said "GET ME SOME NOW" :P (I wasent that assertive) so now i have water lettuce and im not sure how long i have till my aquarium is COVERED in it. Any one have any suggestions?

Matt 01-23-2007 04:52 PM

That Depends on if your Cycling Co2 in the tank or not?
Co2 Will Help it to Grow Along with Good Lighting.
Hope This Helps.

KishFeeper 01-23-2007 04:55 PM

thx i have a special plant suplement (It should be for wat i payed)

Lupin 01-23-2007 04:58 PM

I had those lovely plants before.:love: However, a lid on the tank is a bad idea as they cannot tolerate condensation forming on their leaves. I placed them in my pond and they multiply more rapidly than in the tank. A bit messy but the roots provide perfect sanctuary for fry.:)

KishFeeper 01-23-2007 05:10 PM

yea thats what i was thinking since i have most liveberers

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