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Re: Plant suggestions?

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Cryptocoryne wendtii will get tall and bushy - they have in my tanks anyway and I only have sand and no ferts or CO2.

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Re: Plant suggestions?

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Andys temperate tank wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:39 am
Ricrhys wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 21:18 pm
Ry4n7 wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 20:29 pm
Ricrhys wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 17:28 pm Limnophila is also a good fast growing stem.

Yea I have some of that but again It's hard to keep on top of with how quickly it shoots runners out but :(
Sorry I should have been more specific, I was talking sessiflora, unless I’ve been growing it wrong it won’t send out shoots, it just grows for the sky.
I had some in my big tank. It got to about 3.5ft long then sent loads of runners out. I got sick of it and ripped it out for some hygrophila.

@Ry4n7 I like cryptocoryne balansae.

Awesome ill check that out, I have some crypts but the mid ground 1s. Thanks

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Re: Plant suggestions?

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Ry4n7 wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 23:21 pm
Andys temperate tank wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:39 am
Ricrhys wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 21:18 pm
Ry4n7 wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 20:29 pm
Ricrhys wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 17:28 pm Limnophila is also a good fast growing stem.

Yea I have some of that but again It's hard to keep on top of with how quickly it shoots runners out but :(
Sorry I should have been more specific, I was talking sessiflora, unless I’ve been growing it wrong it won’t send out shoots, it just grows for the sky.
I had some in my big tank. It got to about 3.5ft long then sent loads of runners out. I got sick of it and ripped it out for some hygrophila.

@Ry4n7 I like cryptocoryne balansae.

Awesome ill check that out, I have some crypts but the mid ground 1s. Thanks
I've got cryp balansae in my big tank if you want to see some.
64L temperate community.
60L betta tank: 1 Delta betta (Stan), 6 sterbai cory.
5ft 425L: 46 rummie nose tetra, 1 longfin BN plec, breeding pair of platinum angelfish.
55L cube 1: 1 blue ram
55l cube 2: 14 corydoras duplicarius 2 rummie nose tetra I haven't managed to catch.

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Re: Plant suggestions?

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Andys temperate tank wrote: Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:15 am
Ry4n7 wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 23:21 pm
Andys temperate tank wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:39 am
Ricrhys wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 21:18 pm
Ry4n7 wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 20:29 pm
Ricrhys wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 17:28 pm Limnophila is also a good fast growing stem.

Yea I have some of that but again It's hard to keep on top of with how quickly it shoots runners out but :(
Sorry I should have been more specific, I was talking sessiflora, unless I’ve been growing it wrong it won’t send out shoots, it just grows for the sky.
I had some in my big tank. It got to about 3.5ft long then sent loads of runners out. I got sick of it and ripped it out for some hygrophila.

@Ry4n7 I like cryptocoryne balansae.

Awesome ill check that out, I have some crypts but the mid ground 1s. Thanks
I've got cryp balansae in my big tank if you want to see some.

Yes please if you wouldn't mind. Sorry this reply took so long, I got locked out of the account

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plankton wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 9:17 am Cryptocoryne wendtii will get tall and bushy - they have in my tanks anyway and I only have sand and no ferts or CO2.
Thankyou :)

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Ry4n7 wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:46 am
Andys temperate tank wrote: Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:15 am
Ry4n7 wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 23:21 pm
Andys temperate tank wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:39 am
Ricrhys wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 21:18 pm
Ry4n7 wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 20:29 pm
Ricrhys wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 17:28 pm Limnophila is also a good fast growing stem.

Yea I have some of that but again It's hard to keep on top of with how quickly it shoots runners out but :(
Sorry I should have been more specific, I was talking sessiflora, unless I’ve been growing it wrong it won’t send out shoots, it just grows for the sky.
I had some in my big tank. It got to about 3.5ft long then sent loads of runners out. I got sick of it and ripped it out for some hygrophila.

@Ry4n7 I like cryptocoryne balansae.

Awesome ill check that out, I have some crypts but the mid ground 1s. Thanks
I've got cryp balansae in my big tank if you want to see some.

Yes please if you wouldn't mind. Sorry this reply took so long, I got locked out of the account
No bother Ryan. https://www.aquariumforums.co.uk/viewto ... &start=560

Cryp balansae are the long crinkled leaves at the back of the tank.
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5ft 425L: 46 rummie nose tetra, 1 longfin BN plec, breeding pair of platinum angelfish.
55L cube 1: 1 blue ram
55l cube 2: 14 corydoras duplicarius 2 rummie nose tetra I haven't managed to catch.

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Re: Plant suggestions?

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Andys temperate tank wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 12:07 pm
Ry4n7 wrote: Sat Oct 17, 2020 11:46 am
Andys temperate tank wrote: Sat Oct 10, 2020 8:15 am
Ry4n7 wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 23:21 pm
Andys temperate tank wrote: Fri Oct 09, 2020 7:39 am
Ricrhys wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 21:18 pm
Ry4n7 wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 20:29 pm
Ricrhys wrote: Thu Oct 08, 2020 17:28 pm Limnophila is also a good fast growing stem.

Yea I have some of that but again It's hard to keep on top of with how quickly it shoots runners out but :(
Sorry I should have been more specific, I was talking sessiflora, unless I’ve been growing it wrong it won’t send out shoots, it just grows for the sky.
I had some in my big tank. It got to about 3.5ft long then sent loads of runners out. I got sick of it and ripped it out for some hygrophila.

@Ry4n7 I like cryptocoryne balansae.

Awesome ill check that out, I have some crypts but the mid ground 1s. Thanks
I've got cryp balansae in my big tank if you want to see some.

Yes please if you wouldn't mind. Sorry this reply took so long, I got locked out of the account
No bother Ryan. https://www.aquariumforums.co.uk/viewto ... &start=560

Cryp balansae are the long crinkled leaves at the back of the tank.

That is a beautiful looking tank. Do you use any ferts, tabs or CO2?

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Re: Plant suggestions?

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Thank you @Ry4n7 I've been running co2 and twice daily liquid ferts for 3-4 weeks. Most of the plants were doing ok before that though.
64L temperate community.
60L betta tank: 1 Delta betta (Stan), 6 sterbai cory.
5ft 425L: 46 rummie nose tetra, 1 longfin BN plec, breeding pair of platinum angelfish.
55L cube 1: 1 blue ram
55l cube 2: 14 corydoras duplicarius 2 rummie nose tetra I haven't managed to catch.

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