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Can I remove cling film?

Aqua360

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Hi all

I've had this dennerle 10l cube growing emersed for a good while now, at least 6 months; but it's always had cling film over it.

Given the time scale and growth from pictures, is this worth the risk to start acclimating without a cover?

If yes, I'm assuming the consensus will be to do so slowly, uncovering a bit per day/week, but open to opinions?

It's Monte Carlo, staurogyne repens and Xmas moss.
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Zeus.

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or get a glass lid.

I lose much less water in my tanks with glass lids fitted, the gaps just allow better gas exchange, in your case better 'free' CO2 supply, but take it slow
 

Aqua360

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Thanks guys, can't be bothered flooding so I guess it's cling film until that time!
 

GrowPod

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When removing lid have only had good success with Hygrophila sp so far. But I do spray them everyday.
 

vauxhallmark

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Looks lovely.

What is the light? Is it only 20cm long??

Mark

Hi all

I've had this dennerle 10l cube growing emersed for a good while now, at least 6 months; but it's always had cling film over it.

Given the time scale and growth from pictures, is this worth the risk to start acclimating without a cover?

If yes, I'm assuming the consensus will be to do so slowly, uncovering a bit per day/week, but open to opinions?

It's Monte Carlo, staurogyne repens and Xmas moss.
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