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Can someone list some plants that that will like temps from about 65 to 72 degrees that would work in a 10 or 20 gallon tank?

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Didiplis diandra, Sag subulata, any North American species of Rotalla, Ludwigia, or Mirophyllum. Actually most plants do better at lower temps as long as you are meeting all their other requirements. The hard part is finding plants that do well in Discus tanks.


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I would think that you could grow most plants 65 degrees doesn't seem too cold.
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I would think that you could grow most plants 65 degrees doesn't seem too cold.
In my experience, this is mostly true. I've tried out a bunch of different plants (inlcuding hygros and anubias) and they've *survived* in temps as low as 55 F. However, my green and sunset hygros definitely don't grow as fast as they should at an average temp of 65 F. Anubias do fine in my experience--hard to tell if their growth is slowed or not.

I know that ludwigia repens and bacoba carolinia do very well at lower temperatures (60-70 F). Some tropical plants might experience some growth issues, but overall I will just recommend that you try out any old plants and see what happens. More often than not, the plant will do fine.

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