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Re: High KH and pH plants?

Dennis writes:

> I have been toying with the idea of keeping some plants in my African
>  Cichlid tank.  The thing is besides the aggressiveness of the fish 
>  the water conditions I keep the tank at 8.5pH and 24dKH.  Does anyone
>  know of plants that thrive in these conditions?

I would be more conderned about the fishes' dietary habits than the water
conditions.  The vast majority of rift lake cichlids are vegetarians.  My
friend who has tried to keep plants in with his has so far succeeded only with
jungle val.  Everything else becomes appitizers.

Bob Dixon