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    0 Not allowed!
    I don't have enough light for a planted tank since I just use a standard light strip with reflector and it holds a 25 w light, but it works fine for lighting the tank. I know there are types of floating plants, do any of these work well with what is considered low light for plants and no CO2? I have 2 plastic plants that suction cup to the tank walls for my sparkling gourami and figure they would probably love some type of floating plant. I don't even want to consider a CO2 unit at the moment. Since my foray into live plants before knowing any better killed all of my plants (go figure! :roll: ) I have stayed away from live plants, but would consider floaters if they would work.

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    water spite and duck weed might grow for you. they grow good for me in tanks with low light level.
    let the bells rings and the horns blow, for i am back.lol

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    Thanks for the info Rollie. I have heard of both and will now get a pic and see if I can find it. Some petstores don't label plants, one that does has common and/or scientific names, never both! I believe from the one pic I do have of water sprite that I have had it before and my fish loved to eat it! I didn't realize it was a floating plant though so I stuck it into the gravel.

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    Water sprite has both a floating and a planted form. It develops very differently depending on how you plant it.

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    I'll have to look at them today....it is raining so no outside activity and we will probably end up running around to fish stores like usual!

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    sound like a fun day!!
    let the bells rings and the horns blow, for i am back.lol

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    Sure does!

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    It has become a regular event with us....we have several stores that are quite a ways away so we hit them some days, and more local ones others. And to think I used to party my weekends away (BC--before children)

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    lol

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