ricordea and flow

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  1. pXius

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    So I know these guys prefer lower flow, unfortunately both of mine are in highish flow areas, not direct but they've got quite a bit of movement going.

    I specifically want them to cover the rocks where I placed them, will their growth be comprised by the higher flow?
     
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    They open more under lower flow. Not sure if it will effect their growth, but they do look alot better when placed in lower flow.
     
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    As far as I can tell they are completely open, will leave them for another week or so and see what happens :)

    thanks
     
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    I've got a few in the corner of my nano where there looks to be practically no flow and they seem to love it, 2 have multiplied into about 8 now.
     
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    Mine sits in a medium flow and they grow quite well, but when the flow is directed more towards them, the bases lift up off the rock so that wont assist in them settling in and being happy. You sure you cant move them just a bit or deflect the flow a bit?
     
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