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  1. #21

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    thanks for good advice - hobbs ROADTRIP! - Drumachine09 We'll need a case of these for the roadtrip, got the humvee waitin. lol - cocoa_pleco NO plants = Sour grapes  LOL - hobbs Wooden Spoon Protection! - Drumachine09 
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    Quote Originally Posted by octopus44
    I much prefer the glosso over marsilea. How many WPG do you think I will need to grow that?

    As far as getting the tank started should I only put fast growing stem plants in and then put the slower plants in later? Or can I Put the slower growing plants in along with the stem plants? I plan on having some grasses, java fern, java moss, glosso and maybe one stem plant.
    Glosso can grow in medium light, but it will grow up and not form the dense carpet you want. It's rather finicky, and oftentimes, still doesn't stay low with 4+ wpg and pressurized CO2 sometimes. Plus it has a relatively small root system so it pulls out easily until you get a dense mat. If you are starting off, I'd say stick with marsilea. You can try glosso, but just my two cents. I have both in my tank.
    Foshizzle.

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    Yeah your probably right. Since this is my first planted tank I should probably just go with the marsilea. The glosso looks so good though. Do you have any pics of the marsilea in your tank?

    When i first start the tank can I plant the slow growing plants along with fast stem plants or should I wait to put the slow growing plants in after the tank has been a little more stabilized?

  3. #23

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    thanks for good advice - hobbs ROADTRIP! - Drumachine09 We'll need a case of these for the roadtrip, got the humvee waitin. lol - cocoa_pleco NO plants = Sour grapes  LOL - hobbs Wooden Spoon Protection! - Drumachine09 
    Cheers Buddy! I appreciate it! - slingham64 for coming to Hobbs aid again - Lady Hobbs for answering 300 stupid ?? without blinking - Lady Hobbs thanks for the plant help. A clovers the closest gift to a plant. lol - cocoa_pleco Agree to Disagree....kinda - Drumachine09 
    Thanks for the help! - holbritter all you need now is some chips and salsa then you will be set. - sergo R.I.P. Canadian - gm72 I can't eat anymore. - Drumachine09 For your generosity - aliz340 
    my clado will be swimming in pop! thanks again! - xoolooxunny Have a martini on me.  It's the least I could do to say thanks for all the help you've given me. - hungryhound for kindness amd generosity - Algenco Thanks for the help all the time! - zackish Love Your Posts--Your Very Knowledgeable! :) - MeganL3985 

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    I don't have a recent pic, but I've got a thread in the plant section somewhere. It got pretty dense, then I sent a chunk to a fellow forumer. I would just put the fast growing in at first until things settle.
    Foshizzle.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chrona
    I don't have a recent pic, but I've got a thread in the plant section somewhere. It got pretty dense, then I sent a chunk to a fellow forumer. I would just put the fast growing in at first until things settle.

    And it's very happy in it's new home

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