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So here is the thread that i created my first fake rock backing. Now to complete this tank and get some luecs in here, I need some help because im drawing a blank. Im not good with choosing plants. Can someone please help.

heres the tank
http://www.dendroboard.com/forum/parts-construction/71693-20-gallon-long-rock-build.html


the only plants i have thought of is some
- bromelaids
- Jewel Orchid - Ludisia discolor var. alba
- Fern - Nephrolepis cordifolia 'duffii' (Lemon Button Fern)
-Fittonia verschaffeltii 'Minima'
-Bacopa aff. monnieri (starter clump)

these i are just a few i saw on blackjungle
 

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So here is the thread that i created my first fake rock backing. Now to complete this tank and get some luecs in here, I need some help because im drawing a blank. Im not good with choosing plants. Can someone please help.

heres the tank
http://www.dendroboard.com/forum/parts-construction/71693-20-gallon-long-rock-build.html


the only plants i have thought of is some
- bromelaids
- Jewel Orchid - Ludisia discolor var. alba
- Fern - Nephrolepis cordifolia 'duffii' (Lemon Button Fern)
-Fittonia verschaffeltii 'Minima'
-Bacopa aff. monnieri (starter clump)

these i are just a few i saw on blackjungle
I got/also getting more plants on joshs, IMO they have bigger selection of common/uncommon plants, but Jewel orchids, they are a very rewarding and beautiful plant, it's rather hard unless you have a fair bit of air ventilation. Lemon button fern is also very nice, but a little trimming here and there is a good idea. As for bromeliads, you're pretty limited because ytou only have 12 inches of height, and most bromeliads get 12"+ in diameter, a few good ones would be an ampallo (AMAZING colour), midgets are nice (I have 5, don't get to big and pup often), MAYBE a zoe (I have one in my 20L, a little big...) and a few others similar in size. A black or white rabbit foots fern would work, all pilea (Moon valley and it's relative will get a little to big) are good, all types of wandering jew (red and its relative, Bolivia, to name a few.) and so on. Ficus pumila, maybe, if you trim a bit. All of your others are good choices for a 20L, but i'd take out a little substrate, as you only have 8" of space from what it looks like. Spikemoss is also good. Grows like java and riccia, but IMO, loks a bit better.
 

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I got/also getting more plants on joshs, IMO they have bigger selection of common/uncommon plants, but Jewel orchids, they are a very rewarding and beautiful plant, it's rather hard unless you have a fair bit of air ventilation. Lemon button fern is also very nice, but a little trimming here and there is a good idea. As for bromeliads, you're pretty limited because ytou only have 12 inches of height, and most bromeliads get 12"+ in diameter, a few good ones would be an ampallo (AMAZING colour), midgets are nice (I have 5, don't get to big and pup often), MAYBE a zoe (I have one in my 20L, a little big...) and a few others similar in size. A black or white rabbit foots fern would work, all pilea (Moon valley and it's relative will get a little to big) are good, all types of wandering jew (red and its relative, Bolivia, to name a few.) and so on. Ficus pumila, maybe, if you trim a bit. All of your others are good choices for a 20L, but i'd take out a little substrate, as you only have 8" of space from what it looks like. Spikemoss is also good. Grows like java and riccia, but IMO, loks a bit better.
Wow this is much helpful information i really needed. can you find alot of this on joshs or any other place, But thankyou very much
 

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Wow this is much helpful information i really needed. can you find alot of this on joshs or any other place, But thankyou very much
Neogeglia Midget (have this)
Neoregelia ''Midget'' | Josh's Frogs

Neoreglia Zoe (have this)
Neoregelia 'Zoe' | Josh's Frogs

Button fern (not lemon :( )
Button Fern | Josh's Frogs

Wandering jew (I have all 3, bolivian can form a mat with a lot of light, burgundy and red is the same but for colour)
Search results for: 'wandering jew'

Ficus pumila
Ficus pumila - Oak Leaf | Josh's Frogs

jewel orchids
Search results for: 'jewel orchid'

Rabbits foot ferns
Search results for: 'foot fern'

Neo amupallacea
Neoregelia ampullacea - Medium Growing Bromeliads | Josh's Frogs
 

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Neogeglia Midget (have this)
Neoregelia ''Midget'' | Josh's Frogs

Neoreglia Zoe (have this)
Neoregelia 'Zoe' | Josh's Frogs

Button fern (not lemon :( )
Button Fern | Josh's Frogs

Wandering jew (I have all 3, bolivian can form a mat with a lot of light, burgundy and red is the same but for colour)
Search results for: 'wandering jew'

Ficus pumila
Ficus pumila - Oak Leaf | Josh's Frogs

jewel orchids
Search results for: 'jewel orchid'

Rabbits foot ferns
Search results for: 'foot fern'

Neo amupallacea
Neoregelia ampullacea - Medium Growing Bromeliads | Josh's Frogs
wow i truly aprecaite your help and sending me links.
 

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NEherp has a lot of plants, a bit more expensive than some of josh's, but they do have a lot of plants (about same as joshs) but if i'd get plants fromNEherp, they have super cheap tilladansias and really nice 2 inch pot plants for 4 bucks.
 
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