How to anchor pothos?

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I got some pothos today to fill out the top space of the aquarium! I liked the way it looked in a friend’s tank because it grows lots of roots at the top of the tank without having to care for 10 million individual delicate floaters (been having trouble with red-roots). His tank had a lot of pothos across the whole surface, so I didn’t even think about how it was attached; I thought it was floating. At the moment I’ve got it suspended from two paperclips and a small chip-clip (genius, I know 😎). I’m sure there’s a better way to do this. How can I keep it right-side up without being confined to the edges of the tank?
 
I use nylon string to tie the runners up, until they reach a point, that I can put an attachment point… I use brass hooks
 
These are the pots I use clipped to the top of the tank… these are both pothos, and there is 30 - 40 feet of vine hanging above the tank
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On this tank, pothos runs the full length of the back of the tank… 13 pots, and they have been here from 2 weeks, to 3 months… everyone is in training… so none of the runners are long enough to make it to a support hook yet… but 4 of them would be in the water, if I wasn’t tying them up… the closer they get to the light, and the more developed the roots get, the faster they grow… I would suspect a couple more weeks, and several will be long enough to reach the hooks… BTW… I put the hook in where and when they are needed… the plants decide

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Hello. I use what is called a "Spa Basket". It's just a small plastic basket with holes in it. I like to add a small air stone and air pump. I place the air stone in among the roots to provide a bit more oxygen. The basket provides initial support for the plant and the roots grow through the holes for added support as the plant grows.

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If you are wanting to "free range" them... maybe find a clip, to clip them to the top of the tank... I recently bought a pack of Stainless wire Clothes pins, that I use specifically for aquarium use...

these are similar to what I bought...
 
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