What to do with a plant called Subwassertang Pellia

What to do with a plant called Subwassertang Pellia

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what to do with a plant called Subwassertang Pellia - creative with plants

Most people just tie this plant to a wire base and leave it on the bottom of the tank, having no root system you can be as creative as you want, so this is what i'v done.
I had a spare bit of plastic mesh cut to whatever size you want' I used small plastic cable ties and joined the two ends together then cut a small hole so I could fix a sucker on, I then got some fishing gut about 4ft and tied one end to the mesh, then start layering the Subwassertang on the mesh and wrap the fishing gut...
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Just a bit of correction, it should be Süsswassertang (German spelling: Süßwassertang) not subwassertang.
 
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anything connected with that plant in the UK is spelt the way i'v done it from wright ups to for sale , and aquatic magazines no doubt it is spelt differently in different parts of the world
 

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richie.p said:
anything connected with that plant in the UK is spelt the way i'v done it from wright ups to for sale , and aquatic magazines no doubt it is spelt differently in different parts of the world
That's cause the used ß isn't used out of Germany (written like a B but pronounced as SS) Süßwasser means Freshwater.
 

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Süßwassertang is the original spelling but Subwassertang is equally established as common name. See this German forum (English language setting available). The history is quite interesting. In nature the closest related ever discovered plant is not found aquatic rather living on trees.

 

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ßuper !
Baba said:
Süßwassertang is the original spelling but Subwassertang is equally established as common name. See this German forum (English language setting available). The history is quite interesting. In nature the closest related ever discovered plant is not found aquatic rather living on trees.
 
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That's a very interesting article Baba, but it now seems we have five different common names for the same plant,
 

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Hahaha you've not one plant in your tank but five. It is great stuff btw
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That's a very interesting article Baba, but it now seems we have five different common names for the same plant,
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richie.p said:
That's a very interesting article Baba, but it now seems we have five different common names for the same plant,
Isn't that the case for most fish and plants in our hobby? Everyone has his own little pet name it seems.
 
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ok you'v got it as well, you can post me some if you want as i'v run out and its expensive over here
 

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It sure is expensive. If someone in the US is interested, I found it at Trins Tropical Fish. $10 for a small piece though



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Living in Holland Richie.
So hurry up before the tariffs and duties are in place
 

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Baba said:
It sure is expensive. If someone in the US is interested, I found it at Trins Tropical Fish. $10 for a small piece though
Serious ??? I am a rich man then and throwing some in the bin now and then. OMG
 
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so i'v noticed lovely country Baba yet in parts of the world it grows in the wild, even importing from Holland would be cheaper,we're in the wrong business
 

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Serious ??? I am a rich man then and throwing some in the bin now and then. OMG
Yeah I miss Europe in this regards. Every little town has almost as many LFS as bakeries.
Here no (decent) bakery and no fish store (except one really good one for salt and African Cichlids). Most stuff needs to be ordered online for a lot of $$$.
Sorry for going off topic.
 

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so i'v noticed lovely country Baba yet in parts of the world it grows in the wild, even importing from Holland would be cheaper,we're in the wrong business
Make your hobby your career! Dang, that would be great.
 
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Ok double dutch lets see what you can come up with with your plant, this could be the start of a whole new way we plant our tanks, could also be interesting
 

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