Planting Lilaeopsis sp. with Glosso???

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    Hi guys

    I am not a fan of flat single species type carpets as it doesn't look natural to me and I want to mix up my glosso carpet with some Lilaeopsis sp. I got from Richard. In other words randomly plant the Lilaeopsis in between the glosso.

    Has anyone tried this before? Or have you seen someone do it on another forum? How did it look?

    Thanks

    Cher
     
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    ive done this. lilaeopsis overgrows the glosso eventually though.

    i would plant the lilaeopsis behind the glosso then let them mix in :)
     
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    I have also done it before.

    glosso grows super fast and Lilaeopsis is more of a slow grower.
     
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    Thanks guys
     
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    Lilaeopsis is very very slow
     
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    it picks up steam eventually. also i realised a trick.. dont plant it too deep.. they seem to like to sit just above or below the substrate line..

    its just hard if you have fish cos they do disturb it
     

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