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  1. Florida
    Hi I create a lot of water spangles and duckweed in one of my tanks. You can have it if you want free floating plants. Just message me.
  2. Plants
    I've been experimenting with different floaters: frogbit, duckweed, and red root (Phyllanthus fluitans). I'm discovering the slowest growing is red root and I'm thinking of trying now to get rid of the frogbit and duckweed because they both seem to grow and spread almost 3X as fast as the red...
  3. Plants
    I have been looking into getting some plants for on top of my water, such as duckweed or frogbit. I have read some people say they are more of a pest than a purposeful plant. What are the Pros and cons? If I did get some I would include a ring to contain the floating plants in the top of my...
  4. Planted Nano Tanks
    I love Red Root Floaters, but have read that they can be sensitive to temperature changes. My low tech 5 gallon nano tank does fluctuate in temperature from 68 to 80 degrees (but it usually stays between 74 to 78), and so far all my other plants and creatures have been fine with it. I'm looking...
  5. General Planted Tank Discussion
    I did a quick search and saw some threads on growing duckweed outdoors, but not with this wrinkle. I've got two ~50G covered rain barrels. I've also got duckweed growing like crazy in two tanks. So I wondered about duckweed in the barrels, so I can remove it from the tanks until I need it to...
  6. Plants
    Hello everyone! I've been reading this forum for a while but decided to make an account today to see if anyone could help me. This might be a long post but I will try to keep it short while still providing all the info I can. I have a 20gal guppy tank that's been set up for over a year. ~ 2 or...
  7. Fish
    I had a lot of Duckweed, and was constantly having to remove it. Then I put a few Ottos in the tank a week ago, and the Duckweed seems to have disappeared. Has anyone else experienced Ottos eating Duckweed?
  8. Plants
    I'm sorry if this is not the right place to post this, but here goes... I have duckweed (and some other floating plant whose name I don't know) on top of my tank, and I like it a lot, but I don't know the best way to deal with the little bits of it that get sucked out when I'm doing water...
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