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    hm idk i think i will stick to frogbit thanks for suggestions!

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    if you are looking for some frogbit, i have plenty and can get you some monday shipped if you are interested PM me.
    KING OF THE GOLD BARBS RAWR!!!!
    I wonder if i plant one of my tiger barbs would the demon seed grow to a full tree?
    gotta love them bunnies!
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    hornwort is an excellent, hardy floating plant that grows quickly. It also loves nitrates so will help with nitrate control
    30 g FW planted:corys, female ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, rummies, mystery & assassin snails
    15 g FW planted:2 male guppies, neons, pygmy corys, clown pleco, 4 types of shrimp, mystery & assassin snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, kribs, male ABNP, peppered cories, assassin snailss
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    Quote Originally Posted by fishmommie View Post
    hornwort is an excellent, hardy floating plant that grows quickly. It also loves nitrates so will help with nitrate control
    That depends on the hornwort. I tried some from the lfs, and it gradually disintegrated over a period of a week or two. Then several years ago I got a few small bits along with some dwarf crayfish. Those small pieces thrived, and eventually became quite a tankful. I still have some of it today, sold most of it off several times.

    ^^^^Please click the eggs/dragons, thanks.

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    I am interested in looking for some floating plants for my currently cycling betta tank. I was thinking of anacharis or water sprite as they are readily available at some of my lfs ( I know anacharis is). unfortunately as they are directly in display tanks I'd need to treat for possible snails first. I won't be using substrate in the betta tank, just floating plants to filter the light so it's not too strong for the betta.

    I have bleach at home and would be treating them in a 2.5 gallon bucket. how much bleach would I need for a 1:20 bleach/water to treat any plants from my lfs to minimize/prevent snails in the tank once it's cycled?

    20 gal tall - 7 rasbora het, 8 rummy tetras, 2 oto cats, 1 zebra nerite, 1 assassin snail, 1 male crowntail betta - Khonsu, Planted tank.

    10 gal tank - 1 endler males, 4 glowlight tetras, 4 black neon tetras, 1 rock with java moss, 1 piece of spider wood with java moss and 1 young crypto plant attached to it

    5 gallon Betta tank - 1 moss ball, Helios (HM BETTA MALE), 1 assassin snail

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    Omg, you have to try Brazilian pennywort! I have it in all my tanks with fry and it does wonderful floating while staying in place, if desired, without getting scattered with the filter flow.

    I don't have a pic off hand of my plants, but I stole this off the net.
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    Found a pic! Pls ignore the ugly spray bar!
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    What Ugly spray bar, i don't see any ugly spray bar :D

    and honestly i was thinking of trying pennywort, it isn't available near me, so would have to get it shipped...ah the shipping fees of doom. this also means it can't be guaranteed snail free...but i love the look of it.

    May also get a piece of driftwood for inside the tank and put a plant into any available holes, but my first choice for this tank is definitely floating plants.

    Also sorry it took me so long to see this reply, i forgot i had posted a question here.
    Last edited by Shidohari; 03-17-2016 at 09:04 AM.

    20 gal tall - 7 rasbora het, 8 rummy tetras, 2 oto cats, 1 zebra nerite, 1 assassin snail, 1 male crowntail betta - Khonsu, Planted tank.

    10 gal tank - 1 endler males, 4 glowlight tetras, 4 black neon tetras, 1 rock with java moss, 1 piece of spider wood with java moss and 1 young crypto plant attached to it

    5 gallon Betta tank - 1 moss ball, Helios (HM BETTA MALE), 1 assassin snail

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    though i do like anacharis and it's easy to find here.

    I'll have to see...gah plant decisions...why you have to be so difficult.

    20 gal tall - 7 rasbora het, 8 rummy tetras, 2 oto cats, 1 zebra nerite, 1 assassin snail, 1 male crowntail betta - Khonsu, Planted tank.

    10 gal tank - 1 endler males, 4 glowlight tetras, 4 black neon tetras, 1 rock with java moss, 1 piece of spider wood with java moss and 1 young crypto plant attached to it

    5 gallon Betta tank - 1 moss ball, Helios (HM BETTA MALE), 1 assassin snail

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    Quote Originally Posted by dragonfab32 View Post
    i think the duckweed is pretty neat but ill never be able to get it out of my tank??? if i want to?
    LOTS and LOTS of effort...have been fighting it for months-miss just one and its a never ending battle...if you get one in another tank they you are really in for it. I can't stand it! Have frogbit and it is so much nicer than the duckweed.
    75g. heavily planted/DW. Stock: tetra, gourami, cory, oto, Dojo loaches, pleco, nerite/mystery/mts/assassin snails, and amano shrimp
    Two 5.5g. planted, each with a female Betta,
    10g. planted, with a female Betta
    20L. Orange shrimp, and Chili rasboras
    20L Blue Pearl Shrimp, 2 African Viper shrimp, Pygmy Cory, Espei and CPD

    75g:
    10-20L Shrimp tank
    Future 40B Goldfish tank
    Probiotic trial


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