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Old 02-03-2012, 03:23 PM   #59
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They are just planted in shower caddies stuck to the side of the tank and filled with hydroton clay balls. However, I'm planning a major rescape in which I'm planning on creating a proper island for all the emergent plants.

Most of the plants seem to take a few weeks to adapt to hydroculture, during which time the old root stock dies off and they then grow a whole new root system suitable for emersion in water.
Island would be very cool, will you be keeping it where the current emergent plants are in the back corner?
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