Peacock Fern

Discussion in 'Aquarium Plants' started by pinkynicca, Dec 29, 2012.

  1. p

    pinkynicca New Member Member

    i had a coupon from my fish magazine for 25% entire plant order at petco, normally i only buy cat food there, but i decided to buy about 4 plants, 1 of which is a peacock fern, i get home and read it cannot be fully submerged? can i just leave it in my tank till it dies or should i take it out? is it harmful at all?
  2. Gordinian

    Gordinian Well Known Member Member

    I don't know anything about peacock ferns, but I don't think it'd be too harmful. I'd just return it.

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    Last edited: Dec 30, 2012
  3. monkeypie102

    monkeypie102 Well Known Member Member

    If you leave a semi-aquatic plant in the tank once it starts to die it throws off some kind of chemical that will mess up your water quality and could kill your fish... just return the plant imho
  4. Butterfly

    Butterfly Moderator Moderator Member

    They usually die and rot if left in the tank. Rotting plants raise Nitrates.

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