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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.

Originally Posted by DarKfish View Post
In my opinion, Sagittaria Dwarf is the best is propagated from runners and rapidly spreads.
01-28-2013 04:05 PM
DarKfish In my opinion, Sagittaria Dwarf is the best is propagated from runners and rapidly spreads.
01-28-2013 01:34 PM
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
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
Originally Posted by GeToChKn View Post
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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