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Re: glass marbles

>Date: Wed, 23 Jun 1999 16:32:25 -0500
>From: "MARC RADLE" <marcr at cowles_com>

>Both my tanks are freshwater tropical community tanks. I would like to add
>some live plants to them (this will be my FIRST EVER try at live plants !)
>The other caveat to this is I use glass "marbles" in the bottom of both
>- -the kind you see sometimes in flower vases. Therefore, I need a hearty,
>to kill plant or two that doesn't need any kind of substrate. I have heard
>that Java Fern, Java Moss and/or Anubias Nana would be good choices.
>Any and all thoughts and opinions would be very much appreciated !!!

My opinion is:
    1)    Either go for a natural look with plants and sand or gravel bottom


    2)    go for the artificial look with marbles and castles and bubbling
divers or whatever.

They don't seem to mix well.