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  1. Plants
    Hi all. I lost 1 large, beautiful anubias coffeefolia when the rhizome just completed rotted away. The smell it gave off was something else. I eventually had to throw away the whole plant. I also have a A. barteri in the tank also and while doing a water change and pruning, I saw some of the...
  2. Plants
    As an experiment, I thought it would be neat to have some lily pads in my 125 gallon. I found some small lily rhizomes in a lake near my house in the fall. I'm in southern Ontario so i assume they are White water lily or Yellow pond lily. The leaves seem quite a bit smaller then what I normally...
  3. Plants
    Hi, I was wondering if the rhizomes of anubias and java ferns need to be in the light or do they just need to be in open water. I have a piece of drift wood that has a crevice in it and if I put the anubias in there the driftwood would block out the light to the rhizome. Also, I have java moss...
  4. Plants
    Hello everyone! Long story short, I came across some crypts still alive and kicking in a pretty much abandoned aquarium. In an attempt to culture them back I set up an emersed 10 gallon set-up for them and a few other plants. About a week ago I made the mistake of leaving them in direct...
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    Hi all, A couple of weeks ago, I bought a HUGE package of bolbitis. I read an Amano article that suggested the old leaves do not adapt well and are prone to algae growth, to cut off all the old leaves leaving only the rhizome and roots. I did that and attached it to my driftwood with ADA wood...
  6. Plants
    So....being reletively new to planted tanks, I made sure to read all about the appropriate plants for a low tech tank. For anubias, all sources said to just make sure to not bury the rhizome. Of the 6 little anubias plants I had, 4 had their rhizome a millimeter or two above the...
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