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post #11 of (permalink) Old 09-02-2010, 04:10 AM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by Digsy View Post
I didn't even see it in there! Glad to hear it bounced back, they do seem to be pretty resilient! Well, eventually you're going to need at least a 55 gallon for that Nymphaea. The leaves in my tank get around 5-6" and in my 29" tall tank, the leaves get up to 16-20" pretty quickly. The good news is, you have an excuse for another tank.

You can trim the leaves back (as I do) to keep them from always reaching the surface but they will still outgrow your 10 gallon sometime in the near future.

Wow!! I had no idea it would get that big. I thought maybe it was a small plant. haha I have a 29 gallon I can put it in.
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