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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 01-30-2004, 04:49 PM Thread Starter
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Just started my planted tank was wondering how long does it take for the cheap ass cuttings i got at the fish store to turn in to a wonderful portray of beauty for all to see?
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Depends on the plant. Some of the stem plants will double in size in less than a week. Others take much longer.
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doesn't take long at all IF the conditions are right. (light, substrate, co2, filtration). also, a balanced aquascape will help fill the spaces in your tank well.

-bowfront, fluval 209, coralife 65watts 6500k on 12 hours ,1:1 flourite and pea gravel, DIY CO2, fully submerged 120Watt heater temp set at 79 F

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-red ludwiga, riccia, microsword, amazon sword, indian water star, lloydiella green, water wisteria

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-siamese algae eater, 2 panda cory, 10 neon tetra, 3 algae eating shrimp, 2 rainbow.. err.. rainbow somethings he he
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