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|Weak anacharis?/elodea? stems|
|Posted 07-Sep-2011 23:33|
Snip off the "good" part and allow it to float.
Provided the light is appropriate the sprig will heal
and begin to grow and soon turn into a rope with legs
as the roots start to sprout.
When you purchase stem plants, it is recommended that
you remove the band, and then plant the stems in groups
of threes. This plant prefers cooler water, not tropical
water, and if let to float, will begin absorbing nutrients
as its growth takes off. If you separate the bunch and
plant the sprigs, what happens is what we see in the
picture. You don't give any information on your lighting,
but if I remember the picute you posted, it should be
The "other thing" you should know is that whenever you
remove a plant and put it elsewhere, even in the same tank,
the plant has to acclimate to its new environment. During
that time the plant uses its stored nutrients while it
allows old leaves to wither, grow new smaller leaves, and
put out new roots.
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|Posted 09-Sep-2011 13:47|
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