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post #2 of (permalink) Old 02-15-2012, 07:02 PM
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Originally Posted by Bigbballer003 View Post
hello everyone i am tryong to find out what plants that i can have for my tank. its a 66 gal hex tank and its tall i want to say its 36" tall. i have good lighting they have 11k t-8 dual light with the actnic bulb. i have two jave ferns and a amazon sword. also have java moss im attaching to driftwood. i use seachum complete nutrition that i just started. the plants stay green they just dont flourish that i have noticed with the sword the ferns i have only had a wee.. so i dont know bout them yet. any suggestions for other plants or ground cover that will work?

Dump the actinic bulb and get something in the 5500k-10000k range, actinic doesn't do much for freshwater. Ground cover might be tough in a tank that vote goes to dwarf sag...but it's the only lower light carpeting plant I know of so let others chime in.
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