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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 04-25-2007, 03:22 PM Thread Starter
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Salt Sensitive Plants

Someone mentioned to me yesterday that some freshwater plants could be sensitve to the "freshwater" salt that is sometimes added to tanks. In all that I have seen I never saw anything about this, is there somewhere I can find out what plants are salt sensitive? If they are salt sensitive will the books and such usually say so?

I have swords, hornwort, jave fern & moss, clover, anubias and a cardinal plant, are any of these salt sensitive?

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It's probably easier to look for plants that can tolerate salty/brackish conditions. Here's a link to AquariumPlants.com's list of brackish tolerant plants:

http://www.aquariumplants.com/Bracki...lants_s/22.htm

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Your java fern, moss and anubias should be just fine. As for anything else, can't really say.

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