Re: [RML]Links for plants?

John Pflum, Jr. (jpflumjr at
Mon, 19 Mar 2001 09:21:58 -0500


Here are some good places to start, in no particular order.

The rec.aquari.freshwater.plants newsgroup
The Aquatic Plants Digest list:
Chuck Gadd's site:
GCAS Plant Links page:
The Krib Plant FAQ:

I am in the process of setting up a rainbow planted tank much like the one that Chuck
has. It was a real nightmare in the begining (too much light + too many nutrients = algae
blooms the size of Jupiter) but now that things are under control it is great.

Ally wrote:

> I see a lot of different info for setting up an aquarium with plants.
> When I set up my 55G tank in June, I would like to have plants that go
> well with bows (and barbs!). I searched the archives but didn't find
> the info I need. I have always used plastic plants. I need some really
> basic info to help me get started, including light requirements,
> gravel/sand etc.
> Thanks!
> Ally


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