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yes a regular garden soil mixed a bit with crushed root tabs. i made a mud back then but got lazy adding water everyday and the soil hardened. it's fine though as those HC has already rooted.

oh and it grow with about 70% sunlight.
 

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Wow nice stuff! I am thinking about getting a couple soup containers and trying to grow some as well, but its still winter over here so I might have to wait a while before doing it.
 

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I'll give it a shot, first I need to get some HC hahaha. I am thinking about trying it with Aquasoil and Soilmaster.
 

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You could also use potting soil, but just enrich it yourself with NPK+T. All the dry ferts we use for aquariums are intended to enrich potting soil, so it should be a breeze. Just be careful, because you can burn a plant with ferts.
 

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Is emergeed Anubias different from submerge? How come you can plant the rhizomes under the substrate when its emerged and not when its submerged
 

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i dont think the anubias will grow as well dug in like that...i think they can grow find emmersed if you just put them in a dish with a low level of water...
 

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CobraGuppy, if what you mean is for the HC, yes there will be a transition from emersed to submerged leaves.

as for the anubias i didn't bury the rhizomes.
 

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anubias leaves don't die if you put it underwater. they die from old age as usually i noticed the back most leaf from growth point die first.

i made a mud and just lay HC n top and put it in a little shaded sunlight. pour water everyday. twice a day is recommended.
 

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Did you use a screen over the HC? I grew HC indoors over the winter emersed, I would like to do it outside this summer (no bill for lighting :D)
 
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