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Old 04-17-2012, 10:58 PM   #16
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Thanks for this, sorry to resurrect it a bit, but I like the idea of this as a floating plant for my tank, do you think it is viable as such in a 5-gallon tank, or will it choke me out too quickly?
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Old 04-18-2012, 06:40 AM   #17
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I have 2 floating over a spray bar in a 4g. In my case, it takes them about 3 weeks to start covering the surface, but usually by that time they have couple of baby plants. I replace parents with off-spring and the cycle repeats.
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Old 04-18-2012, 07:17 AM   #18
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yes it can
i basically just throw a few stems into the sump filter of my outdoor cichlid tank
it grew fantastically
definitely a weed

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Old 04-18-2012, 12:24 PM   #19
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It's one of my favorite plants. So easy to keep happy, and a very fast grower. Does require a good bit of maintenance though, or else it will literally take over an entire tank (however big the tank is).

This is an understatement.
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:11 PM   #20
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Water sprite is practically indestructible, I have it in all my tanks. It positively thrives in low-light conditions. Someone initially gave me a few stems a few years ago, and since then I've sold lots of it, or tossed it out by the bucketful.
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:29 PM   #21
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Awesome guide. Thanks for taking the time to do this. Very useful!

Floating water sprite has helped me nip an algae problem in the bud in the past, tho I never really knew how to plant it.
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Old 04-18-2012, 02:47 PM   #22
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reminds me much of wisteria
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Old 11-26-2012, 06:51 PM   #23
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Thanks for making this post, great little tutorial!
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Old 11-27-2012, 01:03 AM   #24
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awsome thread...i start out with some and have tons taken over my tank...

it went emerse form too!! this plant grows fast ..was taking them out each week.
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Old 11-27-2012, 01:05 AM   #25
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What a great thread OVT! You rock! You know that right?
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Old 11-27-2012, 01:53 AM   #26
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If anybody has extra that they can part with, I'd happily pay shipping, just let me know, thanks!
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How to produce 02:

1 Water Sprite
add water
add light
add co2

I want to buy all of your carbon credits. Problem solved. Bye bye global warming

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Old 11-27-2012, 08:27 PM   #28
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Great Guide! thanks OVT
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Old 11-27-2012, 10:35 PM   #29
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How to produce 02:

1 Water Sprite
add water
add light
add co2

I want to buy all of your carbon credits. Problem solved. Bye bye global warming

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Old 11-27-2012, 10:59 PM   #30
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Just... WOW! Thanks for opening my eyes to this wonder weed!

Now, does anyone want to get me started with some?
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