glosso pruning

tedr108

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What's the best way to prune glossostigma?

Mine has been growing like crazy and has grown back over itself several times. I therefore have a 2" thick "lawn" all along the front of my tank. Some of the leaves on the lower layers are beginning to turn yellow, so I think some pruning will be necessary soon.

I could easily pull off long strings of the glosso, since the upper strings have very little of their roots reaching the substrate.

I think I should have done HC instead. :)

Thank you in advance.
 

Tom Barr

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You mow like you would a lawn.
Same for HC.
Same for Hair grass.
Same for most foreground weeds.

Trim to 1 to 0.5 inches.


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Thanks, Tom, I'll give that a try. I think some "angled" scissors would make this job much easier ... I'll have to get some, if they exist.
 

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Larger cheapo scissors work better and you can mow better.
Hair cutting scissors are good as well.

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Tom Barr;25209 said:
You mow like you would a lawn.
Same for HC.
Same for Hair grass.
Same for most foreground weeds.

Trim to 1 to 0.5 inches.


Regards,
Tom Barr

how long do hairgrass have to get before getting trimmed? mine seems patchy though its been growing since february.. i only had trimmed them once at that was before planting them.. now, they are just a little over an inch but are still spreading, quite slowly i think..