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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 12-10-2005, 04:02 AM Thread Starter
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Has anyone experienced success with this? The one i put in my puffer tank died....rapidly. The anacharis and the java fern are doing well, but swords dont seem to live long. anyone have a differing experience?

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I'm going to plant my puffer tank too, has a "brackish adaptable" plant section. Amazons are not on the list, but Anacharis and Java Fern are. What's your WPG on the brackish tank?
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I don't think they would. They come from an area where the water consistently has a fairly low pH and hardness level. Doesn't seem like a good idea.
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IME java fern and java moss and java fern are the only growing brackish plants.
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