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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-19-2017, 01:25 PM Thread Starter
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Looking for plant help. Need more [5gal]

Looking for more plants for this setup. It's 2 days old and I know I need more plants. The tank is about 10x10x14 tall, 5 gallons. Any help would be appreciated as it's my first planted. Didn't think it would be so hard to plant that bacopa! Took like 10 attempts per stem to stick.
Tank will eventually have RCS.

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 05-26-2017, 02:06 AM
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I went with Monte Carlo, S Repens, and Anubias nana petite. The only one that is slow taking off is the Monte Carlo. Algae loves hanging out in it. I have Co2, and I just got some Excel today. We'll see how it goes.

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Do you have good lighting and CO2? If so you might try staurogyne, hydrocotyle verticillata, or homalomena sekadau.

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Is that UG? Just let it grow out. The more you try to squeeze into that tank, the more you'll have to remove when everything starts overlapping each other. You could try some mini pellia, bucephalandra and smaller Anubias species like Anubias stardust.

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Looks good to me. When the plants you have start growing they'll quickly fill in any bare spots.
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