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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-29-2014, 08:04 AM Thread Starter
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Plant ID please!

Hey everyone, so when I got this plant from a friend I thought it was some type of greenish ludwigia (the beat up leaves on the bottom are from when I planted them) but as it acclimated to my tank and started growing under co2+high light it's more of a red/burnt bronze now. Anyone have any idea what this might be?

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post #2 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-29-2014, 11:40 AM
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Looks as though it can be a regular Ludwigia Repens.
They can be bright red under the conditions in your tank(HL+CO2).
But don't take my word on this unless other also think that is what kind of plant it is.

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Alternanthera reineckii.
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A reineckii

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alternanthera reineckii.
+1 to this

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post #5 of 5 (permalink) Old 12-29-2014, 10:04 PM Thread Starter
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Thanks everyone!
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