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    Anyone know of a freshwater floating plant that would grow over the edge of an aquarium?

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    None that I know of. Floating plants need to be in the water and I know of none that are emersible.

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    Not sure about floaters, but in general; Bamboo might be possible. If you move the overhead light around it will probably try to reach for it like any other plant. One of my lfs has a bunch with full loops and hard turns in the stems from being moved around.

    Other than bamboo, anubias and a few others im not real familiar with the semi-submersible plants, but some people sure are
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    You could easily make Pothos into such a plant. You would plant it in a planter that could float on the water and it would do quite well like that.
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    No floaters that I know of, but Baccopa makes a great emergent growth plant. It becomes great at using nitrogenous waste as it will draw it's CO2 directly from the atmosphere once it has achieved emergent growth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Wild Turkey
    Not sure about floaters, but in general; Bamboo might be possible. If you move the overhead light around it will probably try to reach for it like any other plant. One of my lfs has a bunch with full loops and hard turns in the stems from being moved around.

    Other than bamboo, anubias and a few others im not real familiar with the semi-submersible plants, but some people sure are
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    Maybe Aeonflame will see that tank and get his directions from that one! Man, there is no one like Amano!!

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    you could try a plant called Aponogeton Natans, it has little shoots that grow up out of the tank and flower with beautiful white ends. apaart from that im not sure of anything else that would do it maybe a variety of the anubius i guess.

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