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Of peat pots and pellets

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Has anyone used these for a little extra help for those plants with inadequate root systems? If so, any issues other than possible ph drop from the peat?
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I've used them with land plants, and when starting seeds.

When used with normal plants underground, they are meant to decompose quickly so the plant roots can grow through . . .

I imagine they would fall apart in water. But test it out in a bowl before you try it in an aquarium. Maybe you'll find something new! :D

I fail to see how that would be a problem. :D

My concern was additives. I think I'm going to use one of the pellets for a baraclaya I just got - 1.5 leaves and half an inch of rhizome, plus a root, what do I have to lose? I'll just drop it in an unoccupied tank and keep an eye on things, maybe stick a "canary" in there to see if there are any side effects.
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