Planted Tank Guru
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Churchton, Maryland
You have a lot of reading to do, you most likely don't have enough light or nutrients in the substrate for the swords, plus if your new to the whole planted tank thing you might not know the Java ferns don't get planted. If you want help you need to give up all the specs on your tank and the folks ghere will gladly help you get growing.
Welcome to the forum and good luck!!