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Old 02-07-2013, 03:09 AM   #1
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"sigh' it had to be done


I was feeling kind of uneasy doing this...but it had to be done






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Old 02-07-2013, 04:38 AM   #2
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not to worry lol side shoots galore will meet you in the near future.
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Old 02-07-2013, 05:00 AM   #3
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I'm sure all will be well in due time (:

What plant is that, by the way? Been growing some plants but don't know any plant species or names, really! Thanks in advance.
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Old 02-07-2013, 08:30 AM   #4
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I'm sure all will be well in due time (:

What plant is that, by the way? Been growing some plants but don't know any plant species or names, really! Thanks in advance.

Rotala roundifolia
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Old 02-07-2013, 08:31 AM   #5
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I've kind of been toying with the idea of just letting all the trimmings stay floated, I let one stalk stay floated about a week ago & the redness is almost unreal to me
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Old 02-07-2013, 09:30 AM   #6
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That's a deep trim. :O
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Old 02-20-2013, 11:45 PM   #7
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Yeah, but they seem to be bouncing back up nicely. My water sprite on the left side took over the middle where my Rotala is, so I had to do a deep trim on that leaving only two small plants (it was growing out of the water lol).

I left my Rotala cuttings bunched up under a light about 3 inches away from the surface & they are growing roots extremely rapidly. They will stay put floating, I dosed comprehensive right on top of them the other day & the roots nearly doubled in size the same day, I'm assuming they're doing extremely well at removing nitrates & keeping the water clean

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My homemade food seems to be a hit for my shrimp! When I got them they were pretty much colorless, They seem to improve in color everyday & the babies are showing great coloring also

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Old 02-21-2013, 12:33 AM   #8
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Why'd you cut it?


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Old 02-21-2013, 12:58 AM   #9
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Main reason was because it was growing too fast, I started with maybe 5 stalks & got up to 25-30 ish stalks, hoping to get a wider growing bunch & a more uniform growth I trimmed them all, now each stalk is shooting out two plants so I am pretty excited for it to grow in
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