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Old 04-01-2014, 08:44 PM   #1
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Stringy Roots on my Cabomba?

Hello everyone, I am in the process of a 30 gal. fishless cycle, I added Cabomba, Water sprite, Anubias and Dwarf baby tears four days ago. Today I checked on the plants and they all look very healthy and some have grown about 1-2 inches already. I did notice that several branches of my Cabomba now have long white string like roots on some of the branches about mid way, I am new to aquatic plants and I would like to start making starts off the Cabomba for another established tank we have. I'm am wondering if I should cut them off below the string roots and replant the new part or if this is a sign that something is not right with them such as not enough light, nutrients ect....I have CaribSea Eco-Complete substrate and am using Florish twice per week and Florish Excel daily.
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Those are adventitious roots. They simply feel around and are roots that came above the substrate. You can cut below and replant. That's what most people do.
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