Originally Posted by Amandas tank
more plant pics:
AND...OVT, I trimmed these below as you described. Does it look right?
These guys all look ok for now. Remember, I put the same plants in multiple separate bags just in case this happens.
Do plant lotus as soon as you can.
The guys in the 1st and 3rd pictures are S. repens - your foreground plants. The tops look healthy and green enough. Remove the bottom damaged leaves. If you look at each plant, you will see that most of the roots are growing on one side - that's the side you want to plant, a bit at a diagonal angle. Some of them will keep floating up, you can put a little bit of substrate on the leaves to keep them down.
Looks like the plant rescue is well underway
Am I the only one crazy enough to ship plants to Alaska in the middle of November?
They all come from pretty healthy stock and I fed them extra humburgers before I sen them to you. So, the'd better recover...or...else...