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[APD] Rhododendron branches
Mary Sweeney posted on Jan 13, 2009 "Has anyone ever used rhododendron
branches in aquaria?"
I just found a member of my local plant club here in NJ that uses
Rhododendron in her tanks. I am waiting for further information from her
about how long she has had it in there, but I suspect it has been a while.
She says not to use softwoods like pine and fir or anything you can dent
with a fingernail. She really likes the look of Rhododendron in her tanks.
This *is* exciting! As a follow-up to my question, I peeled a small branch
with a potato peeler and put it in a bowl with some snails and a sprig of
Put it on the window sill.
The water turned a little green for a day.
Baby snails appeared.
The Java is creeping over to the branch---looks like they're going to "hook
I added in some fish eggs. They've hatched and the fry are doing well.
The branch isn't doing anything strange---yet.<G>
Yep, I think we're onto something here.
Local Jersey plant club?
Monmouth Hills, NJ
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