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post #6 of (permalink) Old 12-12-2012, 08:34 PM
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Originally Posted by STS_1OO View Post
...I do not recommend this plant for low-tech tanks that do not have a regular fert regime. It looks great growing but then it outgrows such a tank's nitrate levels.
This is precisley what I am doing (for now) in my 220 - using the wisteria to get through the algae phase of a start up tank with no ferts other than fish load - hoping to yank it all at some point. I regularly trim it to keep it from outgrowing its nutrients. It gets the brightest light and the hanging roots really seem to filter well.

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