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post #15 of (permalink) Old 01-10-2006, 06:35 AM
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Originally Posted by jmelnek
I have about 10 Cryptocoryne balansae in my 46g and they only started to have new growth when I moved them to the side of the tank for more light. I have a 96w cf and they were not getting enough light towards the back. Now they have to be trimmed about every 2 weeks.

Yeah mine started slowly, but cranked up when they saw more light after I moved them to the foreground. I really like the texture of C. balansae's leaves. Regarding your plant April, I'm with Mike on the ID. My C.balansae have kind of white colored roots.

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