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[APD] Re:Tanganyikan Planted Tank-- A quixotic dream?

Erin said:
>Many folks say that the high pH
>(8.5-ish) and hardness (14-17)
>make it unfriendly to plants.

I think Vallisneria grows in the rift lakes in some areas.  The larger Vals
are very tough and have good root systems.  They also can take carbon out of
the water from carbonates making them good hard water high pH plants.

I'd definitely give tougher plants a try in the tank.

Steve Pituch

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