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post #9 of (permalink) Old 06-24-2013, 06:14 PM
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Don't trim it - it's easier, cleaner and better for the plant to thin it out.

If you don't keep it thinned out, it'll uproot and/or light won't reach the bottom of the plant (because it will be too thick), causing eventual death of the plant.

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Originally Posted by DaveFish View Post
I guess I already am doing close to 50% water changes. 10 gallons out of 26. Do you ever trim the top of it like HC, or is that bad? So when I thin it out I just pull blades out from wherever? Will it rot if you don't?


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