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  1. Plants
    I'm looking for recommendations for a red Echinodorus as the specimen plant for my tank. I'm looking for something that will grow to around 12" tall, maybe a little more. In one of my Dennerle books, I found Echinodorus 'Red Senna', which looks ideal, however it looks like its only available in...
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    I have an Echinodorus osiris which has grown a long flower stem, coming two feet out of the water, which now has lots of shoots on. How do I deal with it to get some new plants from this? Should the stem be under or out of the water? Any help gratefully received.
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    So my Amazon Sword has grown quite large. It's now sending flower stalks to the surface. I con't seem to find advice regarding a concern I have. I understand that the plant wants to send these stalks out of the water in order to produce flowers. Naturally the humidity in my home (New York in...
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    Hi Folks, My first post as new member. So Had my Echinodorus about 6 weeks in low tech setup. He seemed fine until I noticed some leaves were browning/yellowing out from the bottom. When I investigated all of the leaves( even the lush green ones) just fell of at the base. On further...
  5. Plants
    So I have Echinodorus tropica, aflame, and hati red.. are there any other Echinodorus species that don't go insanely past 12"? I have some vesuvius I'll probably throw in but I'd like a taller broad leaf that's not a monster in the making I can put in the background. I'm having a hard time...
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    Hi there! I have an Amazon Sword Plant in a 10 G, which I moved from a 5 a few months ago. It was doing very well and flourishing in the 5, but in the 10 it hasn't been looking so great (I've also been having more algae problems, I'm not sure of the specific type of algae - it's green and...
  7. Plants
    Hello all! There is a new post up on my blog Aquabiota, covering a rare Sword by the name of Echinodorus “Saturn” 2000. Here is a small excerpt of the post, and you can find the rest in the blog for which you can go to by clicking on the banner-link below. Enjoy! ☺ Generally speaking...
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    Hello all! There is a new post up on my blog Aquabiota, covering a rare Sword by the name of Echinodorus opacus “Goncalo” 2003. Here is a small excerpt of the post, and you can find the rest in the blog for which you can go to by clicking on the banner-link below. Enjoy! ☺ This is one of...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hi everyone, I have been researching aquariums since the start of the year, and hope to start my first tank within the next few weeks. I like how visually stimulating aquariums can be. I live in Oklahoma. I am a college graduate. I work at a retail chain store. My first...
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