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jbrady33 11-26-2012 03:52 PM

a long weekend's worth of duckweed
This stuff is insane, left alone for a 4 day weekend (no Co2, lights on a timer) and it goes from this:

to this:

Time to start scooping!

Started as a few hitchhikers on the water lettuce :smile:

wicca27 11-26-2012 04:21 PM

this stuff is crazy. i went a week thinkin i only have a couple small bits in the tank and it covered i mean totaly covered a 29

secuono 11-26-2012 05:04 PM

Yup, that's Duckweed for ya!

LadyG 11-26-2012 05:41 PM

I have it on my 55 gallon and my red platies gobble it up. I can never find more than a few pieces.

Steveboos 11-26-2012 06:30 PM

I hate it and love it at the same time, but such is the nature of Duckweed...

farrenator 11-26-2012 06:33 PM

Be careful of how you dispose of it since it is labeled as an invasive species in some States.

Hmoobthor 11-27-2012 12:01 AM

wow..that was fast... \

ADJAquariums 11-27-2012 11:32 PM

Ahh duckweed... I can think of many things to call it, and surprisingly one of them is useful, but i can take over if left unchecked. Crazy plant in my opinion, lives when you dont want it to, doesnt when you do

Indian fern 11-28-2012 05:52 AM

GAAD! Duckweed and azolla are very prolific. I place goldfishes for a while and after one to two days. It's gone. They eat it like salad. :))

wicca27 11-28-2012 02:38 PM

i wish i could get some true azolla ive seen several people have it but its not really azolla

Indian fern 12-01-2012 05:46 AM

If you live in tropical countries like me We just grab it in rice fields, ponds and other gentle bodies of water.

somewhatshocked 12-01-2012 03:20 PM

wicca27: Azolla is all over the place in your area.

Azolla caroliniana is even plentiful in Louisville.

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