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01-02-2005 02:30 PM
Sundewd Actually, I did ablsolutey nothing to start it, which is probably why you don't hear about it a whole lot, I think the plant needs to get floating leaves to the surface, but most people trim them off. thats just a guess though
01-02-2005 12:23 AM
TeeItUp Sweet sundewd. Do you have any idea what initiated the flower or did it just happen? Do you trim your tall shoots?
01-01-2005 05:29 PM
Sundewd Ok, here are the links to the pictures, they are still pretty large though.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...wd/banaba2.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...wd/banaba3.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...wd/banaba4.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v2...wd/banana5.jpg
01-01-2005 02:08 AM
Sundewd Ok, I got some more pics, I just need to resize them
12-01-2004 01:26 AM
Marc thats so cool! My venus fly trap just grew some flowers and i pollinated them... im not sure about the anatomy of the plant but if its got pistils, and stamen give it a try. Coton swabs work, or you can pull some anthers off , which has the pollen, and rub it on the stigma.
11-30-2004 05:38 PM
TeeItUp It sure would be nice to see a picture…………….
11-30-2004 03:10 PM
xt87 congrats man
11-30-2004 02:14 PM
Crs2fr the red lotus at the lfs had about 7 lilypads and one beautiful white flower~.. if they pads didn't block so much light i'd let mine flower...arrg..

chris
11-30-2004 02:53 AM
Momotaro
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I'll see what I can do about a pic
You'd better! I want to see that!

Mike
11-30-2004 01:21 AM
Sundewd I'm really sorry guys, its sending up tons of flowers, that open for one day and then submerge again after their closed. On the large pad, there are 20+ buds that have/will flower. Currently only 2 lilies containing the flowers are blooming, but a third is rising. I'll see what I can do about a pic
sundewd
11-26-2004 04:07 AM
trenac Multifish... Bannana plants take 2WPG, so your wattage will work fine.

Sundewed... Love to see a pic. Never had mine bloom, plenty of lilly pads but no flowers.
11-25-2004 06:18 PM
aquarium boy hey thats the same kind of light i have on mine
it would be nice to see a pic
11-15-2004 04:25 AM
Sundewd hehe, sorry Momotaro, no camera. My brother has one I'll see if I can borrow it. As far as lighting goes, I just rigged 2- 48' shop light fixtures over my 20 L. pretty ghetto.
11-15-2004 03:53 AM
Multifish I saw some banana plants at my lfs and wanted to buy some, but didn't know how much lighting they require.
Do they need 3wpg? I only got 2.4-2.6wpg.
11-15-2004 03:06 AM
Momotaro How about a photo?

Mike
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