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All Those Root—What About Them?

I have java ferns and anubiases growing on bog-wood. All have roots hanging down from the edge of the bog-wood.

What should I do about them?

Should I trim them? Should I allow them to enter the substrata? Should I grow moss on the roots? What????????????????????????????

If you have a choice, you have a problem, till you elect your choice. No choice, no problem, only consequences, learn to live with them.
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I trimmed the roots of my Anubias nana petite and it really improved their appearance (they didn't have all these roots sticking out). I had heard somewhere to do that. They did fine with it.

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I always let them be.
Eventually the roots will get a hold to whatever is on and create beardy wild look (as in a huge ficus benjamina tree), I'd say it is pleasant to look at.


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