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How to Plant Correctly: How to plant different species of plants properly.

How to Plant Correctly
A simple guide to help you properly plant each type of plant.

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Anubias
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As with most plants, whenever in doubt never plant too deep. The Anubias genus has a root system called a rhizome meaning that it has a horizontal type root which have smaller roots that grow outward from the main root. Never plant the rhizome, in which rot can occur, only plant the smaller hair like roots.

Aponogetons:

As with most plants, whenever in doubt never plant too deep. When you receive anyone of these particular species of plant, you may receive them with a bulb attached or as a bareroot plant. In the case of receiving the bulb, plant in aquarium as so that the sprout of the bulb is facing up and that the sprout is clearly visible above the planting material/substrate.

In the case you have received just the plant itself plant only the roots of the plant leaving the entire stem above the plant material/substrate; failure to do so may cause rotting of the stems of the plant and premature death of the plant.

Bunched Plants:

When you receive these plants they will arrive with a weight wrapped around the bottom of the plants. First remove the weight and if any discoloration of the plant or any decay or dead leaves are present give the plant a fresh cut above this area of the plant(NOTE: the trimming of this material will in no way harm the plant). Next; plant the individual stems of the plant in the planting material/substrate, plant anchors will aid in planting of these types of stem plants.

Cryptocorynes :

Plant ONLY the roots of the plant in planting material/substrate. Planting these plants to deep can cause rotting of the stem and therefore premature death of the plant.

Potted Plants:

When you receive these plants, before planting remove plant from pot. For most plants with larger roots you can remove as much of the potting material as possible without damaging the roots of the plant. Next, plant ONLY the roots of the plant in planting material/substrate. For plants with finer root systems (dwarf baby tears, microsword, dwarf hairgrass, ect.) you can leave the potting wool intact. This material will help in holding the plant down into the substrate so it doesnt tend to float up. Planting these plants to deep can cause rotting of the stem and therefore premature death of the plant.

Sagittaria:

Plant ONLY the roots of the plant in planting material/substrate. Planting these plants too deep can cause rotting of the stem and therefore premature death of the plant. Plant anchors will aid in planting of these types of plants

Swords:

Plant ONLY the roots of the plant in planting material/substrate. Planting these plants too deep can cause rotting of the stem and therefore premature death of the plant.

Vallisneria:

Plant ONLY the roots of the plant in planting material/substrate. Planting these plants too deep can cause rotting of the stem and therefore premature death of the plant. Plant anchors will aid in planting of these types of plants 

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