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Violet Violet
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  • Posted on: 10/3/2013 21:56
Re: Jack Dempsey strange behaviour. #21
Hornwort is a good bet. It floats readily and doesn't need to be planted so you could add a good buch or two and it grows very quickly giving him the shade and cover he needs
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Orpen Orpen
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  • Posted on: 18/3/2013 21:52
Re: Jack Dempsey strange behaviour. #22
I decided to go for two plastic plants that attach to the tank sides via suckers. I attached them just above the substrate where they go up the sides and create an overhanging canopy on the surface creating some shade. Another plus is that I dont get a snail problem.
Orpen Orpen
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  • Posted on: 20/3/2013 16:43
Re: Jack Dempsey strange behaviour. #23
Heres a pic of the plastic plants either side of the filter box.

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