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Subject: Stem plants and pruning...

Matt <marius1 at gate_net> wrote:

> What I need is a stem plant that will grow a decent root structure, 
> is a moderate grower (as opposed to three inches per day), and
> most importantly, can be given a straight-across haircut when it gets out
> hand, without fouling the aquarium.  I also would like it to be a plant
> will branch and become more bushy as it is cut this way.  
> Suggestions?

Hygrophila polysperma (if you can find it), Egerias najas and Rotalla indica
will all grow nicely in moderate light.  Extra light and nutrients will
encourage faster growth

Michael Rubin
michael at rubinworld_com