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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-12-2005, 11:58 PM Thread Starter
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well my hemianthus didnt survive the trip too well and now im down to a few strands of the plant im trying to revive the plants so i could start using it someday... im now letting the plant float on top of a piece of foam and its not doing too good ! do you guys have tips on how i can quickly mass produce this plant ? im thinking of creating a nano tank dedicated to rescuing my HC
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-13-2005, 01:07 AM
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Float it in the water of a well-lit, Co2 injected tank. Drop it in and forget about it for a few weeks. Then take a look at it. It seems to grow faster floating and it starts to grow roots down into the water. Then it's easier to plant.

HC requires PATIENCE based on my limited experience with the plant.

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hmm il probably set up the nano to allow hc to float on top, im gonna inject massive amounts of co2 into the nano tank to help the hc hehehehe i will EI the nano with ferts... hmmmmmm time to get to work

btw it has already sprouted a few roots should i go ahead and plant it ? would it spread faster if planted ? in its floating state it doesn't seem to grow much...
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