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01-10-2013 04:25 AM
lamiskool um I have no idea if it smells or not, ill take it out and give it a sniff tmr after work to see?
01-10-2013 01:45 AM
Tinanti Does the second one smell, or not? Not Bacopa in any case.
01-09-2013 10:34 PM
ADJAquariums The last picture is water wisteria, i don't know about the others..., i think the ID's are all correct
01-09-2013 05:13 AM
lamiskool anyone else have any other possible ids or can confirm the above ids? Thanks
01-08-2013 06:10 AM
lamiskool
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Originally Posted by HybridHerp View Post
Just quoting to make it easier to ID everything



Hope that helps, what substrate are you using and what lighting level are you and all that?
Thanks a lot! that helps a bunch. My substrate is eco-complete and I also have recently added pfertz root tabs in the substrate. I also dry dose the tank with fertilizers now. I run two 65W 6500K flourescents at the moment but have room in my ballast for two more. My tank is only 55gallons so 130Watts I believe is more then enough. I was wondering with all my plants and tank size would a K rating of 6500K or 10000K be better since I have both. Also the tank is injected with Co2.
01-08-2013 05:53 AM
HybridHerp Just quoting to make it easier to ID everything

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Originally Posted by lamiskool View Post
Not 100% sure but it is one of those chain sword species.


I'm not entirely sure, but it looks a lot like my creeping jenny (also known as moneywort in this hobby) but might be a bacopa of some kind (then again, my plant could be a bacopa as well)


This is glosso. It will generally carpet by itself, but it seems to like a nutritious substrate and higher lighting to get it to really thrive and carpet correctly. I have this stuff going wild in my 5.5

http://s160.beta.photobucket.com/use...a603a.jpg.html

This is Bolbitis heteroclita. Its hard to grow underwater it seems, and alot of people even with hi-tech setups seem to have difficulty getting this plant to grow. I tried once, and failed. I have no plans of trying again (even though I do like how it looks), it just became too much of a hassle, and I'd rather just have anubias anyways. I myself might try this out again if I ever am doing well with everything else, but its a challenge, so gl with it.


Not watersprite (which is a fern), but Water Wisteria (Hygrophilia difformis). Very nice, lush growing plant, that will take over and grow like a weed if you let it. I hear it can be done in low-tech tanks, but I have it in a dirted hi-tech tank and it grows like there is no tomorrow. A great beginner plant for sure. Yours seems to still be transforming to its aquatic form, but once that is done expect to trim it back a lot, doing so encourages the plant to grow more sideshoots anyways.
Hope that helps, what substrate are you using and what lighting level are you and all that?
01-08-2013 04:31 AM
lamiskool
Plant ID help!

Hi, I recently bought a lot of plants and dont remember exactly what they are...also any advice on if they are "quick growers," require a lot of nutrients/suck up a lot of nutrients, and need a high amount of lighting or low amounts would be very appreciated.

what plant is this?


again waht pant is this?


these are the plants in the front which I hope to carpet the front with, what are they and will they eventually carpet the front by themselves??

http://s160.beta.photobucket.com/use...a603a.jpg.html

no idea what this is...


are these water sprites?

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