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What can you grow in a Fluval Roma 240?
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Spies Wrote:Using the stock LED lighting, would you be able to grow pretty much anything from the 'easy' range of tropica plants?

Generally you will get different results if your water is soft, hard or in between.
Even the so called 'Easy plants' can be difficult but is a good starting point.
Cryptocoryne species, Echinodorus bleheri (Amazon Sword), bulbs such as the Aponogeton species and mosses are generally quite easy to grow.
As long as the plants have light, nutrients and some form of carbon they should be ok. Some plants such as Amazon swords are root based plants so additional root tabs are good, whilst others will take in the nutrients through their leaves so use a liquid fertiliser.

Some liquid fertilisers instructions state feed once a week, It is better to divide the dosage to twice weekly or better still 'daily' this enables the plants to have a constant supply of nutrients whilst weekly dosage may result in some nutrients running out before the next dosage.

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