Accidentally Flushed Some Java Plants

Discussion in 'Aquarium Plants' started by turtlefish, May 16, 2018.

  1. t

    turtlefish Valued Member Member

    So, I was emptying aquarium water down the toilet and didn't realize I had java fern plantlets in the bucket. Will the java fern survive? I am on well water so have a septic tank.

    I am becoming paranoid that the plant will continue to grow and wreck havoc on our septic tank.

    * I usually run the old water into a 55 gallon drum and use it to water plants.
     
  2. Smalltownfishfriend

    Smalltownfishfriend Well Known Member Member

    I don't think you have to worry!!! Plants need light to grow.. so unless there is a skylight for the septic system they should just die!!!:)
     
  3. OP
    OP
    t

    turtlefish Valued Member Member

    I feel better now, thanks.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: May 16, 2018
  4. CanadianFishFan

    CanadianFishFan Well Known Member Member

    Seems fine, but i dont know if i like the direct to the toliet tubeing. Dont suck any fish up. Ive heard people open their window and put the hose in their eastrough and it goes out side. I use a bucket to make sure nobody gets thrown away
     
  5. Fanatic

    Fanatic Fishlore VIP Member

    I also don't think that a plant will survive in an area where (you know what) is contained.
    Septic tanks aren't plant friendly environments.
     
  6. OP
    OP
    t

    turtlefish Valued Member Member

    I use a hose directed to a bucket. Then I dump the bucket. Usually I use my python, but with smaller tanks I go the old fashioned way.
     




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