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Glossostigma elatinoides and fine gravel

Christopher Coleman Wrote:

>I like this plant <Glossostigma> very much but have read that it's small root
>system encourages the use of fine grained gravel and wonder
>if 2-3mm gravel is to large to make rooting easy.

No, lots of people use that size gravel and do fine with it.

>I have also wondered if introducing 1-2mm gravel as a substrate
>produces an overly anoxic subtrate?

No, 1mm substrate material works fine.  I've used it for years.  IMO, it's
purely personal preference.

Karen Randall
Aquatic Gardeners Association