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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-09-2013, 09:07 PM Thread Starter
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Plant ID help!

What is this mystery floating plant that I have in my tanks?

It grows PROLIFICALLY with light and does a great job of soaking up / removing that protein/oil scum that builds up on the top of my tanks.

If light output is high, they stay small (leaves stay ~2mm), but under moderate to low light they grow rather big (leaves up to ~6mm).

The plants in the picture below have about 2mm size leaves.


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post #3 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-09-2013, 09:27 PM
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Yup. This stuff will multiply like crazy.

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duckweed. good luck getting rid of it.
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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-14-2013, 11:41 AM
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Duckweed. If you want to get rid of it, just use a ruler and scrape it to one side, from there you can remove it.
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