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Old 05-10-2010, 06:05 PM   #1
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Cabomba

So I just added some Cabomba to my my 20 gallon tank which is full of platies, guppies, and neon tetra... holy cow. My fish are acting like I just added a theme park to their tank. What's so great about this Cabomba to them anyway? They didn't care when I added other plants like Hornwort, and Moneywort. The Moneywort they destroyed mind you! Any idea?
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I have noticed this several times with this plant and fish. I think it is the fact that it tends to carry more micro organisms then most plants. But that is only with some batches. Just lots of food.
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Old 05-10-2010, 09:09 PM   #3
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Cabomba makes good cover for fish, and its soft so fish don't mind brushing against it. Good luck keeping it in one piece... tends to be a messy plant if there's high flow or low light. Grows fast too.
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