I got my water lettuce and I got water hyacinth as well which I wasn't expecting. It was a nice surprise. I pulled the dead leaves out and trimmed the roots back a bit. I also separated several babies from the larger water lettuce plants. I expect that the floating plants will take a few days to as long as a week to get established in this tank. Once it does the water should clear. Of course I will keep doing weekly 50% water changes. I will be nice not having to do 50% changes every day however. The rest of the plants should get stronger and healthier as well. I priced diy co2 kits but they want 30 bucks. That's insane. If I go the diy co2 way I will also make the reactor especially since I will be getting pressurized co2 in a couple months.
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