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Old 06-05-2007, 01:27 PM   #1
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Buying new plants

Before i make any purchase i have a noob questions...
plants that come in pots or stringed together with a piece of metal or what not.... do i take those off if my tank have substrate on the bottom?
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Yes, I remove all that stuff around the roots of the plant. Be careful to not damage more roots than you have to.
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Here is a good article for potted plants:

http://www.tropica.com/article.asp?t...aristic&id=227
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