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Old 02-03-2013, 02:46 AM   #1
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So i planted my first tank today and i have some leftover plants. I tossed them in a fish bowl filled with water so they are either floating or sitting at the bottom. Is this ok for now or do they need to be planted in soil?
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Old 02-03-2013, 03:00 AM   #2
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Most plants will be okay for a while, but they do need food.
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Old 02-03-2013, 03:03 AM   #3
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Could that be provided with a liquid supplement?
This same bowl will be a temp home for a betta starting later this week so there will soon be fish poop, too.
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Put it on the window sill with a little bit of liquid ferts and you'll be fine temporarily. Most plants will do fine with just sitting in water for a while but if you have sensitive plants they can be helped by light and fertilizer in the meantime.

You'll need to move it from the window sill and add a heater once the beta is in there, mind you. At that time you might want to figure out a small amount of substrate and a lighting source to grow the plants.
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