Good plants for fry to hide in?
Posted 16 June 2004 - 12:30 PM
I've seen some breeders floating what looks like a tangles ball of yarn for the fry to hide in... it's not so much for aesthetics though.... quite ugly.
Posted 16 June 2004 - 12:36 PM
Posted 16 June 2004 - 12:39 PM
The floating can be anything such as those fake baby matted plants and just let them float instead of planting them or i bought this very long 30" planted plant that because of the longness of it, it floats and it has a planted part as well.
I had my 10 gallon so planted that barely any of the light got through which made it much harder to see the fish so i just decided to use seperate tanks but whatever makes you happy.
Posted 16 June 2004 - 03:49 PM
Posted 17 June 2004 - 02:57 AM
Posted 17 June 2004 - 09:47 PM
I "planted" it, then sprinkled some gravel over the top to hold it down.
Posted 18 June 2004 - 01:12 AM
Posted 18 June 2004 - 02:04 AM
Java Moss can grow nicely in the mandatory lighting that most aquairum kits give you, so it dieing on you wont be a problem.
It grows fast, but not so fast it over runs your tank, adds shade, and best of all, is a wonderful hiding place for fry. The fry can dig themselves all the way inside the mass of moss, but the adults cant. It also adds I nice look to your tank.
Hope I helped,
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