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    I did this yesterday so lets see what happens. No cling wrap just sitting in a much bigger tray with shallow water in it to try and increase the humidity around the plants. some natural light from a Window but not realy direct sunlight to speak of.
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    HM
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    Brazilian micro sword
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    sweet, Keep us posted...
    If this works I will def. Do one for my desk at the office... :thumbsup:
     
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    Not holding my breath on this one. But if anything grows it might be the HC and maybe the hairgrass I think.
     
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    i love micro/macro
     
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    i would still cling wrap it.. then slowly open the hatch to get them used to the dryness.. otherwise this is almost guaranteed to not work.
     
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    These plants came out my emersed setup. At about 78% humidity. So hopefully the change is not that much. Just wanting to see what will happen. Maybe learn a lesson or two along the way
     
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    ah.. ok then :)
     
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    i would still spray it every day or so. i have been doing wabi kusa for a while and even when they are introduced to the open after being aclimated they still need that moisture. i would seriously spray it
     
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    Yes misting I would do when needed. Now speaking of wabi kusa where are your threads about them and photos. :headbang:
     
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    haha i have not posted any yet, i placed them in the wrong spot and they got nuked by the sun but they have since been recovering, will share soon once the HC carpet has grown back dont stress ;)
     
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    :thumbsup: and some tips on how you went on making the mud ball
     
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    i did mine slightly different, i took a stocking and stuffed soil into it untill it was the right size, i then covered it in java moss and placed it in my container. then filled with water and planted my plants into it, was quick and easy and have had amazing growth
     
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    it works but it is very messy and if the water sits too long in the straw like it would in a wabi kusa it will eventuall turn into a mulch and start to rot i wouldn reccoment it for wabi kusa
     
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    I can second that. I tried to make a wabi kusa by planting into a ball of straw and it did rot. Quite quickly too. I chucked it out after a few weeks.
     

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