tetra Posted May 21 Share Posted May 21 Hi all, So for a little bit, I've been researching on duckweed and if I should buy it. Some said that duckweed is super beneficial cause it consumes nitrates really quickly and provides a food source for larger fish and even turtles. But others said that because of how fast it grows, It shades all of the other plants in the tank and can kill the plants because they couldn't get any light. Another thing is that if you don't take the duckweed out and instead let it keep growing, it can reduce the amount of oxygen in the tank, killing the fish if left to long. You have to keep removing it almost every single week cause it can take over if its left alone for a long period of time. So what are your thoughts? Should I get it? or should I pass and look for another floating plant that won't grow too fast and take over? I don't mind taking out duckweed every week as I can feed it to my turtles or just throw it out. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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