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Re: Creeping Plants

>Date: Sat, 8 Nov 1997 10:32:13 -0800
>From: "Jennifer Koopmansflyer@" <flyer at island_net>
>I've been reading the list for a while and was wanting some input. I have
>77 gal. tank with 160 watts of Chroma 50 over the top. The problem is my
>H.polysperma and Ludwigia are creeping across the bottom. They have a nice
>red color and appear healthy. Is this too much light or not enough? It's
>been suggested there's enough light, if that's the case, how can I get
>to grow up? Plant them closer together? Any suggestions would be

I don't have any ludwigia, but Hygrophila spp, rotala, and even
Alternathera will grow horizontally or curve back towards the substrate
under intense lighting conditions.

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