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Old 06-19-2013, 05:01 PM   #1
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hey thinking of having a complete carpet of hair grass in my 25 litre nano, it has a flora base substrate (black Japanese soil) co2 system and 2x 11w pl lamps... how will it do?? how's best to plant it? I addnliquid ferts too??
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Old 06-19-2013, 05:16 PM   #2
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i think it will be fine, i have seen people grow it under low light.
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Old 06-19-2013, 09:02 PM   #3
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plant it in clumps the size of a pencil eraser. in my experience it does really well with co2 (excel diddnt cut it) and some trace nutrients.
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plant it in clumps the size of a pencil eraser. in my experience it does really well with co2 (excel diddnt cut it) and some trace nutrients.
thanks, how low can it be cut? And when should i cut it? When its established with runners? Or from the start?
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Old 06-19-2013, 10:34 PM   #5
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I've tried both approaches and found much greater success in waiting to trim until it becomes established.
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same here. i felt like cutting it too early stunted growth.
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agreed, let it establish a good root system. be patient. then hack away. once its well established it does appreciate a trim but don't rush it.
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agreed, let it establish a good root system. be patient. then hack away. once its well established it does appreciate a trim but don't rush it.
thanks guys!
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