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Old 11-04-2014, 01:52 PM   #1
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New Java ferns

Hi there,

I've never had a planted aquarium before but wanted to give it a try.
I purchased some java ferns today. The package I got had the root ball/rhizome with thread wound around it...it actually appeared to be a couple of root balls that had been tied together. Do I take the thread off or leave it?
Also, will java ferns do okay on gravel?

Any help would be great!
Thanks!
Michelle
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Old 11-13-2014, 08:42 AM   #2
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Smile They will do well

They will do fine in gravel, or you can tie them to a rock or driftwood. I use fishing string. They are pretty low maintenance. Have fun planting.
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