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Re: Sunny thoughts
> I would certainly suspect that the movement they exhibit
> as they maintain their orientation to the sun (what's the technical term?)
> is equivalent to the excercise that we humans must endure to stay healthy.
I think the word you're looking for is heliotropic. My stem plants
get their exercise the same way, except they all lean toward the
center of my tank. When I clip them (once a week), I spin them 180
degrees and replant, just to watch them gradually move back toward
the middle. Pretty neat!
Jamie Johnson "Keep your eyes on the stars
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