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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 02:07 AM Thread Starter
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Please ID this plant

What in the world is this plant? It floating on my tank. Is it dwarf baby tear?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 02:14 AM
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duckweed. not drawf baby tears

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post #3 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 02:34 AM Thread Starter
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man I was hoping it was not duckweed. I thought duckweed have no roots.
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post #4 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 02:48 AM
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I may be wrong as I am not too familar with floaters, but it does looks like some kind of duckweed. Depending on the size, it may be giant duckweed. The smaller duckweed is the ones that you don't want to have.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 02:54 AM
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That's definitely duckweed. It's a great nitrate sponge, but it gets everywhere, including your arms and whatever else you stick in the tank.
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post #6 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-18-2013, 07:39 AM Thread Starter
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Cuz I brought 3 mats of dwarf baby tears recently and most of them are gone. Then I started seeing these plants floating on tank.
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