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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 12-13-2005, 03:38 AM Thread Starter
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H M growth speed

Hemianthus Micanthremoides (sp?) How fast does it grow? I have heard in high light it will hug the ground, creating a nice foreground. I just ordered a 36 watt PC to go over my 15 high, giving me just under 2.5 WPG. Will this be enough for a foreground? However, it is a high tank, and thusly the intensity is reduced towards the bottom. I also have a hagen ladder for C02 and religiously dose fertilizer.
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I had HM in a 55 gallon with 4x40w NO fluoros in regular shoplights. It did not send up many shoots. Instead, it hugged the ground and sent out runners. Grew into a very very dense bush. Beautiful. Eventually grew from the back glass to the front and stetched 1/3 the bottom of my tank.

That was when I drew the line.

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