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thanks! i am definitely getting that! Amazon sword has been on my list for a while.. THANKS!

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+1 for red tiger lotus. Hardy, beautiful, resist algae...somehow...and can be allowed to grow large, or trained to stay compact.

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thanks guys! i was also thinking about filtration, right now i don't have proper filtration, a top fin 20 for a 30 and i know, but do you think it would be wetter to get a submersible filter? i think i need some help for this question.. THANKS!

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better off with a canister
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OK thank you.. any suggestions on what canister filter i should get? EHEIM? Rena?

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seems that most prefer eheim
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*thanks, any more suggestions?

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Only stick duckweed in your tank if you have fish that will eat it, and a lot of surface agitation, like a powerhead, or spray bar.

With co2 and high light, it could go crazy, though.

That said, I have a cheaper, used filter, and I still like it. It's pretty quiet.

I love my Nymphoides aquatica just because nothing kills it, and the plant itself might not be very pretty, but it has a lot of character. I also love any kind of moss, because you can do a lot with it.

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I like cryptocorynes. Especially Lutea (Wendtii green geckos look really good to me also, but I've never had one to date). They just look more like the quintessential plant to me, whereas some stems remind me too much of garden weeds. They don't need trimmed as often as many other plants, and can grow from low all the way through very high light. There's also significant variation in their leaves to make them very interesting looking. Many crypts get too big for smaller tanks though IMO.
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Update!!

Thanks guys!
do any of you know if i should get a submersible filter, so there is less surface agitation, or should i just stick to my hang-over-the-top one?

UPDATE!
i just got 2 dwarf tiger lilys, they are very cute. this is not my tank but here are some pictures that i got off Google images.. (too lazy to go and take real pictures, download, then post.. teehee)

do you guys think i should get some additives, if so be specific.. (e.g. potassium, iron, ect. ect. )

also, i am thinking about getting some of that special plant gravel.. any opinions?

And what plants would go good with these tiger lillys?
i am also thinking about getting java moss (tying it around a rock with fishing line)

any other questions, comments, opinions and help would be much appreciated.

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and shark dude, i think that this is a form of my dwarf tiger lilly.. thanks for the comment, helped me there!!

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and also, even though this has nothing to do with plants, do you think that a kuhli loach would do well in this tank? and will he uproot any of the plants i put in?

i am thinking of getting one for $1.99 off petsmart, just need to do some "research" before i get him...

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