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  1. Plants
    So I was kind of thinking about growing and perhaps selling my own Christmas Moss, does anyone know the proper way to propagate this moss? I thought about filling the bottom of a tote with worm castings, placing the moss on top, and then covering the tote with plastic wrap with the daily...
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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.
  3. Plants
    Hello everyone, My sister got me a few aquarium plants and some substrate for Christmas to add to my already established, very lightly planted tank (aka a few prosperous java ferns). The one that is peaking my interest the most so far is the Brazilian pennywort. It is the only one of the...
  4. Plants
    This has happened a few times to me now. I'll get excellent growth on some of my plants (wisteria, corkscrew val, etc.) and they start propagating like crazy. They'll send out runners and shoots in all directions. When I finally decided the propagations are big enough with adequate roots to cut...
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    I got this plant from my LFS (didn't know what it was) and the LFS said "it is a carpeting plant for the foreground". Being the naive fool that I am, I believed the seller and when I got home cust the lovely strong rhizomes into smaller (1.5-2 cm) cutlets and planted the rhizomes into the...
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    Hi, I just noticed that both a windelov and a java in my tank are propagating from the tips. I thought these plants generally propagated from the root base. Should I cut these off and tie them all over a new tank? Or are they some kind of parasitic plant that just happens to be rooting...
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    Hey there - tried to search but could not find a specific answer to my simple question. It is also tough since most people refer to HC as "HC" which makes it not come up in the search function. I am currently working on a foreground of Hemianthus callitrichoides (HC) in my aquarium. In regards...
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