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post #16 of 17 (permalink) Old 12-27-2011, 02:58 PM
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Originally Posted by MoeBetta View Post
I can tell you that if you have any degree of success with the Amazon swords they will QUICKLY outgrow a 25g tank.

I'm not telling you what to use, as they're fantastic plants, but be prepared to deal with 20 two-foot-long leaves in a matter of months.
+1, two might be a bit much as they send out runners quite quickly. I still have the one I got from Petco like a year back and I have to trim leaves like weekly just so it stays "small" in my 10 gallon. Sent out runners twice but I snipped those too :O

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post #17 of 17 (permalink) Old 12-30-2011, 06:52 AM Thread Starter
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MoeBetta - Thank you for that tip... I have been told by people at my aquarium store that they will only grow to four inches . Man... I've got to find a new aquarium store.

JustJen - That is exactly the reason I want them

diwu13 - I think that the amazon swords are off of my list now. I don't want to be constantly snipping.

Thanks everyone for your tips... I just got money for Christmas so I can finally start to order things!

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