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etgregoire 11-17-2012 11:33 PM

Is this some kind of virus/fungus?
 
I've been out of town all week and I came home to find something going on with my plants :(

The photo below is one of my water lilies and as you can see there is some kind of spots on it. I noticed that some of my apongeton leaves have holes in them. one of my Hygro Corymbosa has dropped a lot of leaves and they had weird holes or abrasions.

Any ideas? I really hope it doesn't wipe out my plants!

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/pH...tle=photoc.jpg

etgregoire 11-18-2012 04:12 PM

Bump... Anyone?

fishcrazee 11-18-2012 05:47 PM

I can't tell for sure but it looks a lot like it's getting attacked by a pest that is common to garden plants. If you look closely at the damage you should be able to see a tiny caterpillar looking thing. You can follow the link for more info though

http://vegipm.tamu.edu/chewing4/leafminer.html

etgregoire 11-18-2012 07:01 PM

Hmmm could be but it doesn't explain the submerged plants. I will continue to watch but my temple plant is losing lots of leaves daily :-(

Jeffww 11-19-2012 06:28 PM

It looks viral although I don't know for sure...


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