Carpet Plants that grow in Pea Gravel

RandomMan

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I'm creating a self sustaining aquarium. Well, have been for about 7 months now. The tank is roughly 20 Gallons, I have a ~2 in level of sand/kitty litter, with a ~1 1/2 in level of Pea gravel on top of it. I have Amazon Grass planted, Java Moss, and what I can only think is Anubis planted in it. I have a colony of Ramshorn snails in the aquarium, and a small colony of Guppies. The **** is building up, and I fear that the nutrients are not being cycled through the aquarium. What I want to do is plant a carpeting plant that will survive and grow in Pea Gravel. I have already tried dwarf grass, and it died. If anyone can help, I would appreciate that.
 

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You can try-- Sagittaria Subulata, Marsilea Minuta or Glossostigma Elatinoides.
 

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Dwarf sag is all I can recommend. There are the dwarf/micro chain swords as well but really most true carpets won't do well in chunky, inert substrate.
 

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