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racer21nj 12-10-2007 05:21 PM

What floating plants ?
 
I have some Java Moss the LFS gave me. What other plants do you people use to hide your Fry :?:

Lupin 12-10-2007 05:54 PM

Re: What floating plants ?
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by racer21nj
I have some Java Moss the LFS gave me. What other plants do you people use to hide your Fry :?:

Elodea densa, hornworts, riccia, and Pistia stratiotes.

mgamer20o0 12-16-2007 10:47 PM

pennywort too......

fish_4_all 12-21-2007 01:23 PM

Pearlweed is really thick and would allow fry to hide really well. A riccia mat on the substrate would work well also. If oyu have enough lighting then Micro swords would work well but they require a ton of light. Dwarf hairgrass, Hemianthus Callitrichoides, and Pellia are others that owuld work well but also require higer light.

Determine which plants fit your lighting and go from there.

http://www.tropica.com/plant_print.asp

That link will help you see what the light requirements are for the plants you want to choose.


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