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  1. #1

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    So I have my ten gallon in which I've had java moss and two types of java ferns for awhile, and probably close to two weeks ago I added some bulbs from one of those aponogeton, water lilly, water onion multipacks you get at petco.

    I gave the lily to someone else and I haven't seen any kind of growth from anything yet, can't really find any information on how long they should take to sprout.

    I was wondering if anyone had any input, as well as any other plants that would would work well with 26 watts of CFL and no co2, although I am gonna start fertilizing here soon. Plan on getting a microsword plant tomorrow just wondering some other good easy to find species. You can see from my pic that I do have some fake plants in there so nothing that's gonna completely take over either. Tanks looking much better than in that picture.

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    healthy bulbs should show at least some signs of growth in two weeks. any longer
    and they likely are dead. a sure confirmation is a white mold growing on the bulbs, otherwise take them out and smell them. I assume your substrate is not a specialized plant substrate. in that case you will definitely need to use fertilizer tablets in the substrate to ensre the plants will grow adequately.

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