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Old 01-06-2012, 04:11 AM   #27
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Originally Posted by Storm View Post
I will have Co2 once I flood it, but right now I'm only 1 month or so into a 3 month dry start. HC really needs Co2, I've heard. In a small tank like this you can probably get away with DIY though. You don't need a fast bubble rate.
Just be very very very very slow when you flood it off the side with a turkey baster. I got over eager with a plant bowl today and uprooted half the HC I spent 30 mins planting. Though I'm sure a 3 month dry start will lead to a much better root structure.
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