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NFC: Re: Native/Temperate plants

I would suggest some Java Ferns... They are tough yet easy to grow...
Sunfish can be very hard on plants !! Not sure whether the lillies will do
good with that amount of light tho...
Charles Anderton
Round Rock, Texas

----- Original Message -----
From: "K M" <tropheusof at hotmail_com>
To: <nfc at actwin_com>
Sent: Friday, August 31, 2001 8:58 AM
Subject: NFC: Native/Temperate plants

> Hi all,
> I don't know how many of you remember a fwd that was put up here by Robert
> last week some time.  A lady in CT. was putting together a tank in her
> classroom and asked for some advice and assistance.  I responded to her
> request, and hopefully I am helping her and not just overwhelming her with
> ideas and advice.  :-)  Well, she and I have reached an area that exceeds
> knowledge, and we are not just talking about women.  She would like to
> live plants in the Aquarium.  My knowledge here is limited so I turn to
> all.  She has a 20 gallon Eclipse from Marineland.  It has 2 light bulbs
> which I recommend she switch to 2 full spectrum/daylight quality bulbs.
> will be keeping some wild collected blue gill a small wild bullhead
> and a crawdad.  Does anyone have any suggestions on plants for this set
> I recommended to her duckweed and a maybe a temperate lily of some type.
> Any suggestions or advice on plants in the temperate aquarium would be
> received by her and me.  Also, if you know a source for these plants if
> are not easily collected in the NorthEast, please don't hesitate to say
> Kevin
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