> Subject: Acorus
> >>I have had the same Acorus plant in my aquarium for 4 years no
> It has increased steadily, and I have given pieces to other
> That's exciting to hear, as I am very fond of this plant! What
> pH & hardness like? Maybe my first tank just wasn't right for i
> on it after that one). As far as terrestrial growth, it is slow
> to prefer to be outside in filtered sun. I think it also likes
> as it has grown & bloomed for me.
As I mentioned, I think there are more than one species of Acorus,
and certainly more than one subspecies, so you and I amy not have
been working with the same plant. The pH in my tank is 6.8, KH 5,
GH 150 ppm. The friends I have given it to are keeping it at a
similar pH, but their water is considerably softer than mine. I
suspect that Acorus would not be happy outside in New England
> If similar plants (eg ophiopogon) can do as well, then I'll be s
> some of that gorgeous black mondo grass in my temperate tank (ah
> get around to setting it up, that is ;-).
As far as I know, "Mondo Grass" does not do well submersed long
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