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Put each new plant into the substrate, ^J as described on page 53, leaving a gap of at least 2 in (5 cm) between the plants to allow for future growth.

The mother plant may Above: Many plants produce several daughter produce more than plants from one runner, so to obtain a larger one runner at a time. number of plants, do not remove the runner until it has produced at least five or six plants.

Propagating from a runner

These daughter plants of Echinodorus sp. are ready to be planted in the substrate.

The COMPLETE guide to Aquariums

The COMPLETE guide to Aquariums

The word aquarium originates from the ancient Latin language, aqua meaning water and the suffix rium meaning place or building. Aquariums are beautiful and look good anywhere! Home aquariums are becoming more and more popular, it is a hobby that many people are flocking too and fish shops are on the rise. Fish are generally easy to keep although do they need quite a bit of attention. Puppies and kittens were the typical pet but now fish are becoming more and more frequent in house holds. In recent years fish shops have noticed a great increase in the rise of people wanting to purchase aquariums and fish, the boom has been great for local shops as the fish industry hasnt been such a great industry before now.

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