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ren 12-30-2012 10:39 PM

Looking for low-mid light slow growers
 
Like the title says looking for a few slow growers to fill my 2.5g. Let me know what you have. Thanks JP

ryu1 12-31-2012 12:30 AM

I guess crypt is too big. Staurogyne repens should do well.

acitydweller 12-31-2012 12:45 AM

I find stauro repens to be a largish plant that wouldnt scale well in a small tank.

Monster Fish 12-31-2012 12:58 AM

Go with smaller crypts like petchii, willisii, or lucens.

ren 12-31-2012 01:15 AM

Yeah I already have a bunch of crypts in the tank already but it's not appealing to look at.

acitydweller 12-31-2012 01:18 AM

I like how hm looks and it does fine in low light, just doesn't grow horizontal unless under high light

Qckwzrd 12-31-2012 01:20 AM

Java fern, anubias are slow growers.

ren 12-31-2012 01:22 AM

I mean I cleaned out the tank and everything and replanted everything. I wouldn't mind trying out some hm. Is it hard to maintain?

ren 12-31-2012 01:47 AM

Any other suggestions for stems like any rotala?

ryu1 12-31-2012 02:29 AM

Never came across with any slow growing rotala except true Rotala indica. I doubt it will do well in low tech though unless you got soil, maybe, never tried. I still would go with s. repens, you can also try Hygro sp 'araguaia', may work.

JoraaŃ 12-31-2012 02:48 AM

Hygro sp 'araguaia' will work but the growth will be Green long slender leaves.. DHG and Erios parkeri are another sp. that will work ~~ No Rotala will grow in low tech in long term with out co2.


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