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[APD] Wall o' Plants
I grow h. difformis on black plastic eggcrate. I made strips of the
eggcrate about an inch wide (two squares) and the vertical length of the
sheet of eggcrate, and siliconed them to the sides of the tank. Then the
sheets of eggcrate are attached to the strips using electrical zip-ties.
This provides a space behind the eggcrate so you can slip the stems of the
plants into it. I also use that space for my return pipe plumbing. The
black plastic eggcrate is the same as the white stuff you can get at Home
Depot, only black. It's usually a special order item from a plastics or
That tank is in the process of converting to goldfish and they enjoy the
(mostly) bare substrate to rummage around in.
That photo is at Tom Barr's site, so if there are too many hits I guess Tom
can shut it off. (Or you can make a donation.)
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