Doc Gonic Posted August 29, 2022 Share Posted August 29, 2022 (edited) Hello all, been mulling over how to tackle this project. From other fish keepers online I've seen examples of Pothos used as an out of water plant addition to freshwater aquariums. It's a fun project so I grabbed a Gold Coin Pothos from my local gardening store. A few wire wraps to hold it in place and bam! 2 aquariums with Pothos. Alls well until I notice the Pothos in the smaller tank which gets direct sunlight at a window grows enormously. Which frankly is Awesome! See photos. All Pothos plants came from the same bundle and were put in the same day. The downside is the roots are growing wild in the aquarium making cleaning more difficult and starting to block out the few other plants inside. I've tried to find root bags / pond bags. But they either seem to be designed to bio-degrade or be for larger plants/roots so the holes are quite large in the netting. Anyone got a product or home DIY idea to help contain them? Update 9/1/2022: I'm going to try to guide the roots, I love how big the plant is. And more plant mass = cleaner water (in theory) so I want it to just keep going nuts. I've made a tube with plastic canvas (Thanks @Flumpweesel) and zip ties, which after setting it up looks promising. Yes there was a sponge filter in there and I'm going to transition into a new one since it's literally caked full of roots! Lol Hopefully in the next few weeks the roots keep themselves mostly inside. Edited September 2, 2022 by Doc Gonic First Idea Test 3 1 Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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