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post #14 of (permalink) Old 07-29-2012, 11:53 PM Thread Starter
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Originally Posted by bitFUUL View Post
Did you uproot the plant and trim the roots?
You shouldn't disturb the roots, and just trim the tops, cutting them down a few inches.
(if I understood that correctly)
Yeah, I was cutting from the bottom, but there were no roots so I thought it would be OK. Roots are being sent out from above the substrate so the plants are getting their nutrients from water column.

I understand you should cut them down a few inches, but this works for me. Plus, since the tank is so small, I don't want the Cabomba overtaking the tank

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