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Old 07-18-2020, 01:05 AM   #1
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Looking to move up from plant'fixtures' to substrate 'planted' setup.

I have a freshwater tropical community type 20 gallon tank. I have multiple plant 'fixtures' of live plant types, but nothng growing in the base gravel...

I am debating swapping to a few different types of plants, that are more rooted in the gravel, but I don't really know how to do it.

I have a combo filter system of an undergravel setup, and a regular filter hanging off the side of the tank. The gravel is basic midsize semi-rough gravel over the undergravel filter.

I have multiple pieces of architecture with plants growing from it... but feel like I want to remove a couple of those and go to different types of live planted species.
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any ideas or advice on what I should work on? Can I just get some live plants and set them into the gravel, or do I need a different additional substrate material? Will the undergravel filterplates add any issues I need to think about, or will the plants be fine with the extra clear space under them?
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