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RE:Rooty plant stems

Ray wrote:
I do not know whether there is a problem or it is just my preference. The
problem to me is that my Hygrophilia & Ludwigia are sprouting roots all the 
way up there stems. I really do not like the look. Is there possiblity
(probably) something that I am doing wrong. Please give me suggestions on
what to do to get this unsightly condition under control. Any thoughts on
what is should check?<<

I think this is pretty common on many stem plants. When I have added some 
extra fertilizer in the substrate around the plants, this has diminished 
the visible roots somewhat, and if the lower stems arent too crowded 
together or too shaded, I retain more of the lower leaves, but I have never 
been able to totally get rid of the hanging roots...

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