- LFS/Farm tanks/ponds are filthy may have pests like snail or even parasites
- The plant you bought may being laced with pesticide , which is poisonous to shrimps and invertebrates
Q: My cheap plants are like 1 dollar per bunch, so tedious to quarantine and clean them?
A: There are no right or wrong answer, some people just plant them and no problem at all but better play safe if you have sensitive critters
Q: My plants are cultures plants 10+ bucks, do i need to clean them?
A: My answer is yes, you still need to clean off the gels on their root. I find them rich in nutrient and causes some fungus growth
Q:my plants are expensive, i worry i might kill it
A: i do agree there is a chance for you to mess up and kill the plants. well at least flush it with de-chlorinated water and quarantine them if you have doubts
Q; my plants are emerge plants from farm, do i need to quarantine them?
A: yes, emerge plants may have pesticide too
Q;do you have expensive plants? how you manage to buy them
A; i buy from hobbyist, LFS, farms....you want to know how i buy them? pay money or exchange with my existing plants lah... hahaha
Q; I got no money, can you give me some plants?
A; i admit this hobby is not rewarding, i can't give you money or plant but i can show you how to earn some passive income, check out the below links.
Patric Chan's website
George Brandon's website
its better for me to teach you how to fish rather than pass you the fish directly.