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Old 01-13-2007, 02:14 PM   #1
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Should weight plates be taking out?

should they be taken out when planted?
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What do you mean by weight plates? Are you talking about the lead and other types of metal weights that some plant bunches ship with? If they're lead you should avoid introducing them into your tank. Otherwise I suspect they will probably be OK. Unless I am completely missing the point (which is not uncommon :P ).
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Old 01-13-2007, 03:35 PM   #3
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yeah there like strips
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take 'em off.
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When using aquarium safe weights, you often need to loosen them up so that they don't couse the stems to rot. If you can get the plants to stay put without them, then you're best off removing them (especially if you don't know what they're made of).
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