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Melissa 04-06-2007 06:24 AM

foreground plant
i was just wondering if anyone could recommend a good foreground plant. i want to get it to grow all along the bottom and maybe on the driftwood. the only thing i can think of is java moss, so i was just wondering if anyone else had any luck with other good plants for what i am trying to do.

leifthebunny 04-06-2007 10:52 AM

What is your lighting level? Java Moss works well in low light.

usmc121581 04-06-2007 12:24 PM

Our light levels are 3-10k, 1-20k PC's.

jones57742 04-06-2007 12:39 PM

As I said in another post I do not believe that I could kill it if I tried.

Can be planted or tied to wood and rocks.

My ligting is 2 2-65W Compacts (ie. 260W) with one blue actinic bulb.

My tank is 110G and 30" deep.


leifthebunny 04-06-2007 12:42 PM

How many Watts per gallon do you have? For low light plants, you want about 1.5-2 W per g. Moderate light plants between 2 - 3 W/g. You might be able to get away with less W/g if you have a shallow tank.

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