Time to flood
Hi all –[censored]
It's my first planted tank (I used to keep fish ~15 years ago, and am just getting back into it) and I'm about 5 weeks into a dry start on a 60cm X 20cm x 20cm tank. I have a fairly intense lighting set-up and will be using CO2. So far, everything is going pretty well.
1 –[censored]I can't tell if it's time to flood yet –[censored]how do I know? I'm worried that the Eleocharis isn't growing or spreading very much, and that it won't really spread until I flood. Otherwise the Glossostigma, Hydrocotyle, Hemianthus, etc, are all spreading noticeably.
2 –[censored]How soon after flooding should I trim? The Glossostigma is growing very quickly, and growing over/into itself. I wasn't sure if I should wait until the plants adjust to being flooded, or trim them right after flooding.
Thanks for the advice!