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Re: [APD] Swords and Roots
thats a good point, i imagine thats true. the people to ask is Tropica.
his literally was everywhere. when he pulled it it pulled several other
things came up with it and a good deal of his lower substrate level.
Jerry Baker wrote:
>Bill D wrote:
>>Why do you think the sword put out so many roots? Just a random thing, or,
>>maybe, it was looking for something to eat?
>I don't know, but I can tell you that I kept several swords in my 75G
>with pure quartz gravel and a layer of laterite. No fertilizer in the
>root zone at any time. They grew from typical fish store size to 24"
>monsters over the course of a few months. Do they grow faster or better
>with root feeding?
>I would suspect that since sword are amphibian, they spend a lot of time
>putting out roots in order to anchor themselves and insure a source of
>food for when they aren't under water.
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