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Re: replanting runners
- To: <Aquatic-Plants at actwin_com>
- Subject: Re: replanting runners
- From: Thomas Barr <tcbiii at earthlink_net>
- Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2002 08:47:38 -0700
- In-reply-to: <200204201948.g3KJm1c16041 at acme_actwin.com>
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> This weekend I rearranged my 29-gallon tank and moved a bunch of micro-sword
> (Lilaeopsis novaezelandiae)around. It was a pain in the neck. Anyone have
> any suggestions on replanting this stuff?
Same as most runner plants, cut them into 2-4 leaves per piece, use tweezers
to replant and space about 1 inch apart and wait for the plant to fill/grow
in. Should take about 2-3 weeks for nice new fresh carpet. Trim the old dead
stuff from the old mat and toss out. Keep only the nicest stuff.
I'd pull out long runners with
> lots of leaves, but how is one supposed to stick these back into the gravel
> without half of them going in upside down or sideways? The grass looks
> horrible now and I wish I hadn't tried moving it. Maybe this is a perfect,
> clay pot/ tray situation.
> Designing a cafe