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  1. #1

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    I have just recently started a 29 gallon gourami tank and was looking for some good plants that I can float at the surface. My LFS does not have water sprite, so I am looking for something other than that. Any suggestions would be great??
    Cgcomeaux
    75 gallon Oscar and JD tank
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    Anacharis and/or hornwort.
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    Check these:
    http://fishaliciousfish.blogspot.com...reen-kind.html

    Gourami's love Limnobium laevigatum as the roots grow lovely and long and float in the tank... they love hiding under these
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    What are the light requirements of those, Fish?
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    Seeing they float right close to the light it does not matter too much what strength it is... the roots are really something else on these and can grow to 30cm down into the tank (don't worry about chopping if they get too long)... gives a really tranquil look... even if you buy 3 or 4 you will have loads within a few months and they also help keep the nitrates down as they thrive on it.
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    Any seller you recommend in particular?
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    I wish I could but I'm in Europe and don't know any of the US stores... I hope someone else knows a good place

    Seems it is named Amazon Frogbit over in the US ...
    Last edited by Fishalicious; 01-02-2008 at 11:49 PM.
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    Amazon frogbit shouldn't be hard to find., I have frogbit,water lettuce, and red root floater, just got them so I don't have any to spare at the moment.

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    thanks for all the replies I know my LFS has frogbit, I'll check on the others too.
    Cgcomeaux
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