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Sagittaria Subulata Dwarf grass

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I was mainly wandering if anyone has this in their tanks with Cynops Orientalis. Main question is caring for it. I tried the internet, though most of it is general. So anyone who has this plant care to share more information about ti and caring/propagating it?

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I have it in all my tanks. I think its quite pretty.
It is easy to keep and fast growing.In the UK it will grow well at room temperature.
It has runners that will start into other plants that's how it multiplies.
I actually have to cut mine back regularly other wise it would take over it is so fast growing.
Also I have noticed my newts will wrap eggs in the leaves. I have earth as substrate in my tank. I think its quite a good choice of plant .

Here is a picture of one of my tanks with earth substrate and no filter which is very stable all the plants in the back ground are all Sagittaria Subulata .
 

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What winter temps have the dwarf grasses been exposed to? My tanks don't get much lower than 10c. and I would love to plant some!
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