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post #10 of (permalink) Old 11-30-2012, 02:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Blackheart View Post
That's actually pretty awesome because I HATE dealing with real driftwood. If I trim the roots a bit on the Anubias, it won't hurt it, right?
Hi Blackheart,

Occasionally I will do a little root pruning or thinning on Anubias and java ferns; the key word is 'little'. I never remove more than 20% of the total root mass. I remove a comparable amount of foliage (older, damaged, tangled leaves) when I do a root trim.

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