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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-25-2014, 02:03 PM Thread Starter
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Plant preserve tank?

I suddenly got the urge to tear everything out of my tank and rescape. It started as a trimming project. Anyways I pulled out some plants that I didn't want to use and threw them in a 10g with a single 13w cfl. it was mostly low light plants but being as they are coming from a hi light-co2-ferted tank should I do anything in particular? I just want them to live really incase I want to use them again.
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-25-2014, 02:27 PM
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13W CFL in a 10g is good for low and med level plants if used virtical.
But...given that the plants are acustomed to higher light and CO2, don't be surprized that they go through pretty miuch the same dieing off of parts and regrowing new
parts thing similar to a plant will any other time it gets a drastic change in environment.

The shortest distance between any two points is a straight the opposite direction...
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That is what I was expecting. I'll throw another 13w cfl on it. Not worried about algae really just want the plants to live
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