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Old 10-14-2012, 03:01 AM   #17
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Originally Posted by somewhatshocked View Post
Ordering plants from Asia like that is illegal. And they typically arrive in poor shape after being in transit for 5-15 days.
I didn't order from Asia. I bidded on no ebay links allowed They came from Taiwan. I got a java fern v windelov that was as big as 2 ferns for 3.25 (shipment free). Only when I ordered when it was cold did the plant arrive in bad shape. It was wisteria, which is a weed thus the 5 small stems became a big bush.

If you order from someone on the forum you will get more for what you pay for. You have to pay for shipment too though.
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Originally Posted by theshadybird View Post
updated plant list:
Blyxa Japonica is an option for the back of the tank.
Glosso (Glossostigma elatinoides) AND/OR Four Leaf Clover (Marsilea Quadrifolia)
Blyxa Japonica needs Co2 injected.
Glossostigma elatinoides needs high light and Co2 injected.
Marsilea Quadrifolia would grow with your light.
Check out plant finder and plant geek to find plants suited for your specs.

Last edited by Hilde; 10-14-2012 at 03:21 AM.. Reason: adding text
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