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Old 02-18-2007, 11:23 PM   #1
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Centerpiece plant?

I would like your opinions on a decent centerpiece plant for a 55g (low to med-low light). So far, I am planning on stocking with the more typical low and med-low light plants. I'm not sure I really "need" a centerpiece though. I found a piece of really cool driftwood that will probably draw ones eye more than a plant could.

What do you think? Suggestions are free and I'll take as many as you want to give.
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A sword makes a really nice center piece, if that's what you are after. An Ozelot or red melon sword is a nice eye catcher, but take up a fair amount of room.

A piece of driftwood covered in moss and ferns would also make a nice center piece.
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madagascar lace is my current passion plant.
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i don't think a madagascar lace would do well in low light. i also vote for a sword, or a big crypt beckettii if you can find one, they get huge.
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I like the Madagascar Lace, but I agree that the low light would not do well for that plant. A nice piece of driftwood with some Java Fern would be nice.
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I will also vote for the amazon sword. In a low-light environment, it won't grow to biblical proportions. You will also get new plants from runners after a while.
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