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Re: Java Fern too large! What can I do?

Take it to a fish store and trade it for a bunch of smaller plants?


On Tue, Mar 18, 2003 at 11:10:53AM -0500, Cheryl Trine wrote:
> I am new to this planted aquaria hobby.  Just set up my first planted
> tank 2 months ago, so I still have a lot to learn.
> Yesterday I was given a huge Java Fern--about 14" tall, rhizome jumble
> is a foot long.  I hoped to put it in a 10 gal. tank I am setting up,
> but this is obviously to big, and I don't have any larger tank.  Can I
> remove the leaves that are too tall, and they will be replaced with new,
> smaller leaves (at least for a while)?  Will this be a constant battle?
> Any other suggestions?