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01-28-2013 05:50 PM
TonyK I do like Dwarf sag but, it grows a little taller then what I'm looking for. It might take awhile for what I have to spread but to me that is part of the fun.

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Originally Posted by DarKfish View Post
In my opinion, Sagittaria Dwarf is the best choice..it is propagated from runners and rapidly spreads.
01-28-2013 04:05 PM
DarKfish In my opinion, Sagittaria Dwarf is the best choice..it is propagated from runners and rapidly spreads.
01-28-2013 01:34 PM
aokashi
Carpet in a low tech system

microswords will survive in low light, so will crypts
01-27-2013 11:55 PM
TonyK I picked up the some plants today. I am doing a dry start method. I'm moving 3 to 4 months from now and will be doinf the DSM for that long. The plants I picked up are C Parva and microswords. I will see how it goes.
01-27-2013 06:07 AM
aokashi
Carpet in a low tech system

I'm doing low tech with a ton of light (23w over a 1 gallon + 2.5 gallon)
dhg belem and HM have both carpeted for me...
I even found a piece of stray glosso growing in there...
01-27-2013 05:55 AM
blue1delta I just planted a ton of dwarf sag in my 55 g low tech
01-27-2013 05:38 AM
steven p I've got some lilaeopsis m. starting to grow after several months of rehab, 2 13w 6500k bulbs in a ten gallon incandescent hood.
01-27-2013 01:40 AM
blue1delta I just put in a ton of dwarf sag for a carpet in my 55g low tech
01-27-2013 01:16 AM
ponyo For those of you doing low tech and growing DHG and having it flourish can you tell me what I'm doing wrong?

I can't even get my Marsilea minuta to grow. I tried L. maurtiana which is a microsword I think?? and it died.

How come in some low-tech situations you can grow lawns and other more demanding plants but I can't seem to duplicate this with my tank? All I'm able to grow is anubias pretty much.
01-26-2013 08:32 PM
PeterN1986 For my 5.5g, I am dry starting HC and glosso with MGOPS capped with Eco as substrate. Should I use root tabs? How long do root tabs last before you put in more of them in the substrate?

MGOPS = Miracle Grow Organic Potting Soil
01-26-2013 12:46 AM
funkman262 Moss and Marsilea species should work fine in low-tech.
01-26-2013 12:45 AM
hisxlency good info guys, im about to start a mini tank and am looking for an easy to plant and maintain carpet. Can someone post what the various acronyms mean? Makes it easier when googling
01-25-2013 08:23 PM
CPDzeke Moss, especially Christmas.
01-25-2013 05:56 PM
tiggity
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Doing DHG in aquasoil, 2x13W cfl's over a 10gal, root tabs and excel and the runners are taking off all over.
That is good to know, I'm on the fence if I can pull off growing DHG
01-25-2013 05:43 PM
GeToChKn Doing DHG in aquasoil, 2x13W cfl's over a 10gal, root tabs and excel and the runners are taking off all over.
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