Planting in Lansdowne

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    Im Rob and I live in Cape Town

    I have kept fish and bred for most of my life, from tropicals, live bearers, cichlids and killi's and now Discus

    I havent had much luck with plants in the past and have given up too easily. This time I plan on success in having a well scaped planted tanks


    Hello one and all

    rob
     
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    welcome Rob!
     
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    Welcome to APSA Rob!
     
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    Hi Rob. welcome. give us a shout if you need anything.
     
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    When starting a planted tank should one put in as much plants as possible? How much plants would you put in a 1 meter tank?
     
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    well the thing is, most plants propogate..it depends on the plant u have..me personally, i plant about 3 stems or so of the same stem plants.. when they grow too long, i trim and replant to propogate..

    with plants such as amazons etc its abit trickier.. some plants only propogate via seeds etc.. so it really depends.. but if u only have stems, the above method is best.
     
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    You may find that killies are great for the planted aquarium. :D
     
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    Thanks Guys. I have planted amazon swords and Java ferns. Then some short haired grass dont know the name but it has sent out shoots. This was about 2 months ago. I am thinking of adding more of this grass to cover the bottom of the tank. I cant wait for the grass to spread by itself
     
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    Show us some pics please.
     

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