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any suggestions on short swords & cryps & similar plants ?
(not stem plants)
so many are listed as having leaves that are 8", 12" or larger :(
Rosette sword stays pretty small, crypt size often depends on light levels. Lots of plants will stay shorter in higher light (not swords, obviously!). Micro crypt is a nice short plant for me, so far.
 
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How short?
My Cryptocoryne lutea stays small.
Anubias Nana Petite stays bitty, too - a rhizome plant.
Both have been very easy to care for in my low light tanks so far. ^__^
Hope this helps!
 

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rizome and stolon plants are preferred

8-10" is max preferred size substrate to tip

edible is preferred (by fish)
-otherwise java fern would be great, dish don't like java fern though
 
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