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I'm interested in emmersing (sp.?) for my dwarf hairgrass and HC. Does anyone know the best way to do this? If I were to use Seachem fertilizers what would I need to do? Would any plant substrate work?
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Fill your container of choice with your substrate of choice. Fill it wtih water so that the water is barely over the substrate. Plant your plants, and cover with saran wrap.

That's pretty much all there is to it. You can mist with water and a very weak solution of fertilizers every so often to keep the plants happy.

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Fill your container of choice with your substrate of choice. Fill it wtih water so that the water is barely over the substrate. Plant your plants, and cover with saran wrap.

That's pretty much all there is to it. You can mist with water and a very weak solution of fertilizers every so often to keep the plants happy.

Don't forget light.

But yeah, that's about it. My setup is a shoebox size tupperware container, some dirt, some water, some saran wrap and a light bulb.
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Yep, I'm working on this in a bowl right now with aquasoil amazonia

That is HC, the thing is see the large clump?
And also the small stems?
You'll want to spread out your plant like the small stems - that picture is old, I have slowly been taking apart the clump and spreading it around.
If your doing it in your tank plant it stem by stem and throw saran wrap and some light at it.
Depending on the soil fertilizer shouldnt be neccesary.
Flourite maybe, inert definitely, something like aquasoil or many of the other high quality plant soils dont need it, but i guess it couldnt hurt.
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Alright thanks!
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