Low tech plant suggestions?

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I’m going to be turning my 10 gallon tank into a planted tank once I get the substrate delivered. So, any suggestions for low tech plants? My light is suitable for low to medium light plants and I’ll be dosing with liquid CO2, Leaf zone, and some plant food every once in awhile. I’ll also be putting root tabs in but not for awhile. (Probably 2 or 3 months after the plants have been in the substrate)
 

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It depends on what plants you get to weather you need root tabs liquid ferts or both. I dont believe you need liquid Co2 for low light plants. I have never used it.
 

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Cryptocoryne are great low tech plants but are pretty slow growing when you first get them since they don't like their roots being disturbed; they are primarily root feeders so they would benefit from root tabs. Anubias are also low tech plants; they do best attached to wood or rocks since they don't like their rhizomes being buried and most unsuspecting people accidentally bury the rhizome as well as the roots. Java fern is the same way and doesn't like it rhizomes buried either. If you want some floating plants, frogbit, red root floaters, dwarf water lettuce, and water spangles will quickly cover the surface of the water and are great for pulling out extra nutrients; however, since they're on the surface, they will block light to the other plants below but if you get some of the ones already listed, it shouldn't be a problem.
 

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Leaf Zone doesn't do a whole lot. It is just potassium and iron. You will need a more "all in one" fert. Like Nilocg Thrive C or Aquarium CoOp Easy green. Root tabs you don't wait to put in. Put them in as soon as your plants are planted.
 

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