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    Do nep roots grow straght down?

    do they?

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    It depends on the species, but many of them do grow straight down.
    Some days it just isn't worth chewing thru the restraints.

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    thx, ampullaria?

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    so does this mean the deeper the pot the better right?

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    looks like were waiting to find out

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timmy View Post
    thx, ampullaria?
    amp roots go downward, but they do spread outward a bit as they age.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Devon.B View Post
    so does this mean the deeper the pot the better right?
    In most cases, yes, especially for young plants that arent making basals yet.
    Some days it just isn't worth chewing thru the restraints.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Exo View Post
    amp roots go downward, but they do spread outward a bit as they age.

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    In most cases, yes, especially for young plants that arent making basals yet.
    Do you have pics of ampullaria roots or nep roots.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Timmy View Post
    Do you have pics of ampullaria roots or nep roots.
    No, I tend to try and get my plants in the soil as quick as possible and have never really thought about taking pics.....maybe someone else on the forum does?
    Some days it just isn't worth chewing thru the restraints.

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