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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-02-2013, 03:33 PM Thread Starter
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good foreground plants

looking for ideas for good foreground plants for an 11.4g aquarium.
I'm having no luck with glosso and need ideas for good foreground plants.

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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-02-2013, 03:41 PM
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These are options if you're setup is low light/low tech (no ferts or co2)
Marsilea Minuta
Crypt Parva
Moss carpet

what lighting are you using, size of aquarium, ferts, co2?

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-02-2013, 03:47 PM
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Re: good foreground plants

You can also grow dwarf baby tears with low tech, but it takes time this way.

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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-02-2013, 03:48 PM Thread Starter
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Mr aqua 11.4g
finnex ray 2 suspended
Ada aqua soil
Fluval mini co2 I only run it a little,BC I dont trust it) till I get my tank filled next week.
Not dosing ferts, have them just havent figured out the measurements to mix them, and dont have the bottles yet.

Tried baby tears, not a huge
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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-13-2013, 12:35 PM
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Dwarf hairgrass.
Relatively easy if you have the right requirements, nice to look at and it grows crazily after a week or 2.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 02-13-2013, 12:49 PM
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Yeah if you prune haigrass heavily as soon as you plant it, it should start sending out runners and spreading within a week. Even under low light
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