Do hardy aquarium plants, such as Java Moss and Java Ferns, require CO2 Injections or other additional work?

Do hardy aquarium plants, such as Java Moss and Java Ferns, require CO2 Injections or any other additional work?

Could I just place / plant the plants and leave them be?

Would they be able to live decently?

I'm not concerned with them "thriving", but I do not want them to be barely surviving either.

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  • 1 decade ago
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    My brother has had a Java moss in his aquaria for many years without supplemental CO2. CO2 injectors will stimulate vigorous growth IF the light is adequate. Many fluorescent fixtures don't produce enough light of the correct wavelengths to penetrate into the water.

    Source(s): Biology instructor for 39 years
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