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post #1 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 09:13 PM Thread Starter
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good lowlight cover plant

I just re-aqua scaped my aquarium but found lots of bare ground. any good lowlight cover plant.
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post #2 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 09:15 PM
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There are all kinds of plants but people will likely need more specifics about your aquarium before offering suggestions.
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post #3 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 09:39 PM Thread Starter
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I have a 20 gal. high with regular gravel. I use the penguin 150 biowheel and the Aqueon 20 quiet-flow filters. My light is a fluorescent wide spectrum plant light.
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Is your fixture T5HO? T5NO? T8? Power Compact?

Take a look at the bulb and the inside of the fixture and share any text you can see.
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post #5 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 10:22 PM Thread Starter
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It is an aqueon fluorescent light fixture (comes in a kit) I added a wide spectrum bulb to grow plants
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post #6 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 10:26 PM Thread Starter
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here's a picture pre rescape
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post #7 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 10:27 PM Thread Starter
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you can see why i rescaped
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Probably won't do much in the realm of ground cover with your current setup.

With root tabs, Crypt parva would work.
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post #9 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 10:42 PM Thread Starter
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anything I could do with my setup to make it better. No Co2. any aquascape ideas
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post #10 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-27-2012, 10:43 PM Thread Starter
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also any cool plants I could plant
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post #11 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 09:21 AM
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You could try glueing/tying moss to some thin flat rocks, and using those to make a carpet for part of your tank.
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post #12 of 12 (permalink) Old 11-28-2012, 10:17 AM
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I would add some moss (like ownedbycats said) or anubias.

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