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post #15 of (permalink) Old 02-03-2013, 12:28 PM Thread Starter
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daughter plants starting to grow on a java Fern leaf...

Hawkian, thanks for your observations! That is exactly what is happening in my tanks with the Java Fern. It's actually really interesting to see...

Here are some of the Java Fern baby plants which I attached to small stones...this is in the 30gallon tank

Well...the new anubias are planted in the 20 gallon tank. (I put the vals in the 30 gallon because of their height). When the plants were floating, I observed that the black neons swam in and around them and seemed much happier with some cover over the top of the water. I have ordered a small manzanita branch and will research into some floating plants...or order some more corkscrew vals that will bend over some of the water surface and give the black neons more can kind of see how they want to swim around low in the plants in the photo below...

"Adopt the pace of nature; her secret is patience." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

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