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  1. Floating plants..

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Howdy everybody, I just recently got really into this hobby about a month and a half ago.. And the more I get into it, the more questions I have! :-D So yesterday, I found a few molly fry swimming around in my tank! (I have 2 female balloon Mollies, so one of them must have been pregnant when...
  2. Floating Plants and a Brownthumb

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    I've never had much luck with keeping floating plants. My last attempt at water lettuce ended with the roots falling off and the leaves yellowing. I got some water lettuce and fairy moss (I'm not sure if that's a common name for it) Friday and I'm supposed to get some frogbit in this week...
  3. Water lettuce growth

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Hi, I need to get some floating plants for my betta's and gourami's and I was wondering if water lettuce would grow if I kept the lid on the top of my aquarium? o Or will it cause the water lettuce to rot? Can you share your experiences? Thanks
  4. Plant ID - San Francisco Airport Display Tank

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    Of course the first thing that caught my eye when I arrived at the San Francisco airport was this beautiful amazonian biotope tank in one of the waiting areas. The fish in there were pretty boring, couple congo tetras, a few pleco, no corys to be spotted :( This crazy chaining floating plant...
  5. anyone interested in trading plants? in Australia

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    I'm in Australia and need to get rid of some plants! I doubt anyone actually wants any Elodea, considering how common and prolific it is, but I thought I'd ask on the forums and just see if anyone is interested....because my fish pond is literallly overtaken with the stuff and I NEED TO GET RID...
  6. Peacock fern - floating plant?

    Beginner Planted Aquarium
    I bought some peacock fern a few months ago, a small plant. I planted it, but I'm having a really hard time getting it to stay put long enough to really take root. Everytime I disrupt the water (ie everytime I do a water change) it breaks free and floats to the surface. Will it continue to...