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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-17-2013, 08:31 PM Thread Starter
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new to carpeting plants

Hello everyone. I'm new to the forum but have been reading posts for a while. Anyway I wanted some carpeting plant in my 10g. I was looking at getting a mat of Dwarf Baby Tears. This leads me to my question, what is a good simple way to anchor the mat until it roots? Thanks in advance.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-17-2013, 09:48 PM
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look up the dry start method or dsm its when you grow the hc for a few weeks without water in the tank to let it root
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-18-2013, 12:33 AM Thread Starter
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My tank is established and is a couple months old. It has a gravel substrate with sand under and root tabs but usually things tend to float back up from the gravel. Any suggestions there? :/
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