Originally Posted by Jaguar
But local selection is TERRIBLE and I honestly can't afford to buy plants online, at least this time of year (it's REALLY cold here).
Who said you have to leave them in forever? Point is to get the tank stable first. I mean would you rather have like a ton of floating anarchis or the algae ridden tank? Also, how terrible are we talking here? Like algae infested leaves? Most pet stores carry anarchis.