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Old 08-18-2012, 07:44 PM   #34
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Originally Posted by jbreyy View Post
CO2 does encourage growth, and without it some plants just won't grow at all!! They will die and melt away. You'd have to pick all really easy plants, and expect them to grow really slow without CO2
I have to disagree, I wouldn't discourage him from going low tech. I myself grow R macrandra without co2, and ludwigia cuba s repens and s porto vehlo along with other demanding plants. all under water. all without ferts, lots of reds. not too much algae to where it cannot be managed
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