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Turtles and plants

>Date: Tue, 14 Oct 1997 19:29:22 +0000 (GMT)
>From: Gerry Skau <gerry at ans_net>
>Subject: Turtles and Plants
>I recently converted a 20 gallon long into a turtle tank for my 8 year old
>daughter. (She has wanted turtles for years). Of course I can't stand the
>site of a tank with no plants in it. :-( The pet store had suggested
>Anacharis but these are Musk Turtles, they said to keep them at 80 degrees
>and 80 degrees and Anacharis just don't go together. The pet people said
>the turtles do like Anacharis.

I've grown the following very successfully at 80F+.  Anacharis ;-), Java
Fern, Rotala rotundifolia, Hygrophila difformis, Anubias barterii var.
nana, Cryptocoryne wendtii, Nymphaea stellata, Lilaeopsis brasiliensis,
Alternathera reineckii, and a bunch of others.

David W. Webb           Texas Instruments
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