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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old 01-26-2013, 04:24 AM Thread Starter
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Hello all,

I've been scouring the net for a while for this plant but I can't seem to find any one or store that carries these. I live in Hawaii so that makes it a bit more difficult to get anything over here. If anyone has these and can sell me a few plants I would be grateful.


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Also petco has started carrying it in tubes labeled as compacta
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Definitely sold by Petco. They sell the emersed form...but it easily converts to the submersed form in the tank.
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I may have some in a couple weeks but the weather has been below freezing lately.

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I have some growing.....not sure if that really helps though.

Idk if its just me, but I feel like this plant is getting harder and harder to come by in its normal, not thin leafed form

My 75 gallon High Tech Tank:http://tinyurl.com/n7zp47m
My 10 gallon High Tech Tank:http://tinyurl.com/qyf7s5o
My 5.5 gallon nano College Dorm Tank:http://tinyurl.com/p54uupj
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Would appreciate any offers. Not sure how to deal with the temperature problem. any suggestions?
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I have some growing.....not sure if that really helps though.

Idk if its just me, but I feel like this plant is getting harder and harder to come by in its normal, not thin leafed form

which tank is it in i got some of this compacta too couple days ago intrested to see what it looks like when it takes off in the tank?
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My 75, but mine isn't the compact version and is still adjusting to my tank and all.

My 75 gallon High Tech Tank:http://tinyurl.com/n7zp47m
My 10 gallon High Tech Tank:http://tinyurl.com/qyf7s5o
My 5.5 gallon nano College Dorm Tank:http://tinyurl.com/p54uupj
Mom's Spec V:http://tinyurl.com/qjt3rw2
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The leafs are a nice lime green with a red tinge in the vain. Mine still isn't even 100% but you get the idea.

My 75 gallon High Tech Tank:http://tinyurl.com/n7zp47m
My 10 gallon High Tech Tank:http://tinyurl.com/qyf7s5o
My 5.5 gallon nano College Dorm Tank:http://tinyurl.com/p54uupj
Mom's Spec V:http://tinyurl.com/qjt3rw2

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