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Re: [APD] Temperate plants for outdoor tank?
Could it be that the water in the glass tank is getting too hot?
Obviously the amount of incoming solar radiation contacting the water is
much higher with a glass tank than a whiskey barrel.
> The outdoor-proof CO2 setups sound great, but I don't have
> the money to buy a CO2 setup. Especially not a two stage
> regulator. I'm in school and I even buy my fish food by
> trading in plants at the store.
> Christmas moss is a great form of currency. ;-) I use Excel
> on my small indoor tanks. Besides, the anacharis and
> hornwort in the nearby whiskey barrel pond grow beautifully
> without CO2.
> I also can't grow floating watersprite in this setup and it
> has access to air. The H. difformis fell apart too fast for
> CO2 to have been an issue. Plants store some carbon. I
> suppose I can test the carbon hypothesis by removing the
> anacharis and trying Excel. It won't hurt anything and I
> have more anacharis than I know what to do with growing in the pond.
> I'd still like to know if there are more winter-hardy plants
> that I can try growing. What else is temperate that I can
> get through normal online sources? We're a bit short on
> creeks for collecting natives here in Southern California.
> Thanks again,
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