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Discussion in 'Planted Chit Chat' started by Markmark, Mar 17, 2018.

  1. Markmark

    Markmark New Member

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    Can anyone help. My friend has given me a Canna Lilly and said put it in my tropical fish tank (because he’s got two in his) I want to know is this safe? He’s had no problems but I’m not sure. Anyone know? Cheers
     
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    we have canna lilies growing in wetland areas around Perth, but they get too big for the average aquarium and they are only in shallow water for 4-5months. The rest of the time they are in dry sand.
    Theoretically they should be safe but I think they get too big for an average sized tank. And any leaves that are completely submersed will probably rot.
     
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    Agree, this is not really advisable. Similar to iris in growing in marshy areas, leaves (and flowers) must be above the water surface. And a rotting plant can pollute and kill fish when it is something like this.
     
  4. Markmark

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    Thank you for the advice... thought it shouldn’t go in
     
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