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Old 02-10-2013, 09:47 PM   #1
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Pogostemon erectus and Crypt Undulata


Interested in two different plants that I saw at my LFS today. One is Pogostemon erectus and the other Crypt undulata. I read on the plant profiles here that the erectus requires medium light and the undulata low light...is this true? What are your experiences with these plants? Hardy? Easy to grow? I have a very low tech setup with no CO2 and moderate lighting so I'm wondering if these will work in my tank. All opinions/ suggestions welcome!
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Hi Ashnic05,

Both plant species can be grown successfully without CO2 in moderate light. Here is a 10 gallon with 2X13 watt CFL bulbs. I dose Seachem Flourish Comprehensive and Seachem Flourish Excel and do water changes one per week.

Pogostemon erectus (back left) and Cryptocoryne wendtii (by driftwood)
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Old 02-11-2013, 03:26 AM   #3
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Hi Ashnic05,

Both plant species can be grown successfully without CO2 in moderate light. Here is a 10 gallon with 2X13 watt CFL bulbs. I dose Seachem Flourish Comprehensive and Seachem Flourish Excel and do water changes one per week.

Pogostemon erectus (back left) and Cryptocoryne wendtii (by driftwood)
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