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Old 11-02-2012, 02:11 AM   #1
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When do you trim the plants in your tank?


My tank is currently pretty over-grown. When do you cut back your plants?
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:39 AM   #2
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when I can't see the fish
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:54 AM   #3
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When I finally tire of telling myself "I should really trim those"
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Old 11-02-2012, 01:54 PM   #4
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Because a smaller plant is getting crowded and not thriving, or because the tank is starting to look bad being overgown.
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When my tank looks like salad
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:03 PM   #6
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When my tank looks like salad
I thought this was the end goal hahaha
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Old 11-02-2012, 02:18 PM   #7
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Lol salad is the goal... then the trimming begins for maintenance... Keep our salads fresh!
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