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Floating Plant question

I am pretty new at this so bear with me if this is a dumb question. I have tried Riccia, hornwort, anachris, salvinia in my planted tanks. Either it gets blown around by the filter outflow or stuck in the intake. I just got a beautiful bunch of baby tears but the little pieces keep clogging up the intake.
How do you get it to stay in a nice floaty patch on top of the tank?

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Get some fine non-metal mesh at a hobby store cut it into a circle and attach your floaters to it. Then get some clear rubber tubing and attach it to the outside of the circle as a bump guard.

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