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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-12-2012, 09:32 PM Thread Starter
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Anyone tried transplanting these into their aquariums?

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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-13-2012, 12:10 AM
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If you have a big tank it should work, and if it does it will look really cool!
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 06-22-2012, 05:19 AM
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I love this lily. There are smaller ones though.
It has around a 30 inch spread so anything bigger than that should do.

My friend has one above her goldfish tank. Its a very profuse bloomer so you do get a few more blooms than normal when in a tank.
If you have too high a light before it reaches the surface it just stays down low for some reason.
The leaf size varies from location to location but in general its around 3" - 5". And the flowers around the size of a quarter to 50 cent piece. They range from a light creamy white - a soft daisy yellow.
Thats about everything I can think of.
There are lots of other lilies with different size and colour leaves and flowers that have the same spread.
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