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I picked up 3 swords today from the LFS.
I decided to remove some of fast growing plants from the tank since it became a big unorganized jungle.
I planted them in the back of the tank. Now I wonder are tehy too close to each other and would it be a problem to replant them lately if needed.
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I'm not sure how big your tank is, but most swords get to be very big. Much too big for tanks smaller than 100 gallons, in my experience, and even in the 120 gallon tank I had, they grew much too big. So, they will do best if they are separated by at least 6 - 8", and even then, eventually they will merge into one big mass. If my point isn't clear - most swords are BIG after several months.
 

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I heard that I could keep them smaller if i prune big leaves regulary and let the new grow up. they will eventually grow smaller...that's what i heard...:icon_neut
 

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pruning will work . i do it all the time to keep my rubin narrow in place. but my 90 is full of swords and i only have one that has really grew to a HUGE size. but they are to close , good luck.

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