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Old 03/19/2018, 05:49 AM   #1
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DSB Plants

A portion of my upcoming SH tank will be a DSB. What plants, if any, should I consider? Turtle grass, a Mangrove? Some tall Halymedia (sp)?

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Old 03/19/2018, 07:01 PM   #2
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Whatever you choose you want to be able to keep detritus from accumulating around it. I have a deep sandbed in part of my SH tank but all the macros I have can be picked up and shook out. SHs are very vulnerable to bacterial infections wnd detritus can fuel pathogenic bacteria.

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Old 03/19/2018, 08:57 PM   #3
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Seagrasses are true, vascular plants that appreciate a DSB. Of the macros, mermaid's fan, mermaid's shaving brush and pinecone algae all like a DSB.

As many naturalists and environmentalists have suggested, we should set aside our arrogance,
our desire to conquer and control everything, and walk hand in hand with Mother Nature. -Walter Adey

Current Tank Info: 180g Seagrass Sandbar Lagoon, START DATE November 28, 2018
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dsb, macro algae, mangrove, seahorses, turtle grass

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