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Banana Plant?

Discussion in 'Tropical Plants' started by boabab95, Apr 10, 2010.

  1. boabab95

    boabab95 Member

    Hey i was wondering if bananas are safe for darts??? i dont have any darts right now, but i plan on getting tincs in the future. anyways, i've found some banana plants for $4.99 ea. and was wondering if they are safe. i plan on using them in a little "banana grove" on one side with a waterfall with a river going to a small pond on the other side.
  2. Dragoness

    Dragoness Elite Member

    Do you mean the type of plant a banana comes from? or some other plant.

    If you do in fact mean a banana plant (as in one that could produce bananas) they are perfectly safe for use with animals, however, fitting them in an aquarium will be tricky and short-lived, as they not only grow fast, but grow big too.
  3. boabab95

    boabab95 Member

    musa sp.(yes the fruit trees) okay, are there any plant that look like a banana??? but stay under 4'???
  4. titus

    titus Elite Member Premium Member

    You could try Heliconias they are related to bananas, but grow as a bunch or creeping root system. The care is about the same but many species are smaller than three foot. Their is one smaller banana still about 3 feet it goes by the trade name "Truly Tiny".

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