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Old 08-09-2005, 08:39 PM   #1
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Rotala Magenta


I recieved this plant about 2 months ago and it hasn't really grown. Is this a slow growing stem plant or am I missing something?
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Old 08-10-2005, 06:57 PM   #2
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Uhh anyone? I know someone has to know the answer!
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Old 08-10-2005, 07:21 PM   #3
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It is not an easy plant, just like the regular rotala macrandra. But once it gets going(easier said than done for many of us), it is a pretty fast growing plant, like most stem plants. They might experience a melt down and sulk for a long time after you aquire it. I had to look at pretty much bare sticks for months. It tooke me three tries with r. macrandra and two tries with r. magenta. They grow well for me now, no special care, just cover your NPK/trace.
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Old 08-10-2005, 10:20 PM   #4
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I have struggled with the plant as well. It has always melted, and never bounced back. I have tried several times, and have never been successful.

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