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What do you put in front of your strong current from the outflow of your canister filter? No matter where I put mine, I either have more surface movement than I want, or it's where I would like to put some tall background plants.

So, I'm sure there will be suggestions on where to put the spray bar, and that's fine. But, what I'd really like to find out is what suggestions people have for plants that don't get 'blown over' very easy from the output.

Pics would be nice, as well as suggestions that you actually practice yourself.

Thanks!
 

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I have the same problem and I use Vals. They work wonderfully and don't mind the current at all. Sprinkle a few bigger, colorful pebbles where the current hits the substrate and it's beautiful. Vals do 'blow over' but they still look cool and they are long enough that they reach the surface. And man, do they grow! They are like a jungle. Hope that helps.
 

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Bolbitis, microsorium and especially moss will all benefit tremendously form being attached to hardscape that is in the path of the filter outflow.
 

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cyperus helferi, definitely Bolbitus, anubias can also take the flow~
 

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Practically all of the swords... esp. Echinodorus uruguayensis (with the similar/ synonymous E. horemanii, E. osiris) which lives in rivers and rapids. But these mentioned will become too big for your tank... so maybe a smaller hybrid would be good! :)
All the other well rooting plants, like some Crypts, say Cryptocoryne crispatula var. balansae. (a tad too big that too?;))
 
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