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Forum: Plants 06-16-2011, 04:24 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By Daniel*Swords
I don't think trying to grow this plant in bonsai...

I don't think trying to grow this plant in bonsai style will work. You might be better of moving it out of the tank and growing in a pot standing in water on your windowsill or outdoors. Looks a bit...
Forum: Plants 04-18-2011, 03:00 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,919
Posted By Daniel*Swords
I'm going to go for family only: Podostemaceae. :)

I'm going to go for family only: Podostemaceae. :)
Forum: Plants 04-11-2011, 04:58 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 479
Posted By Daniel*Swords
2nd that: Ozelot (Red)

2nd that: Ozelot (Red)
Forum: Plants 04-03-2011, 01:31 PM
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Views: 3,536
Posted By Daniel*Swords
Do you want to grow it as a house plant? In...

Do you want to grow it as a house plant?
In that case, see for example here (http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/general-planted-tank-discussion/30656-swordplant-houseplant.html).

Echinodorus...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-03-2011, 01:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 972
Posted By Daniel*Swords
These might be two different Helanthiums (i.e.,...

These might be two different Helanthiums (i.e., chain swords). The 1st one looks like what is called "regular/ normal variety of tenellus" in the U.S.A. However, according to our research...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-21-2011, 06:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By Daniel*Swords
See, Laura, you're a pro! :D Thanks, Dave,...

See, Laura, you're a pro! :D

Thanks, Dave, appreciate your in-depth view. ;) It was surprising to notice that there were not many scientific studies relating to aquarium hobby as such, and more...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-20-2011, 08:19 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By Daniel*Swords
Thank you, Laura, again for the help there! I...

Thank you, Laura, again for the help there! I think that is a nice summary. :)

If you find the introduction hard, please, jump ahead to the Aesthetics. It starts on page 4.

What is different in...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-19-2011, 07:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By Daniel*Swords
:hihi: Is there any better sleep medication? LOL!

:hihi: Is there any better sleep medication? LOL!
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-19-2011, 05:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By Daniel*Swords
And thank you, Laura, for helping us out with the...

And thank you, Laura, for helping us out with the materials! :D
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 02-19-2011, 05:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 961
Posted By Daniel*Swords
Exclamation New Results from Aquarium Plant Research!

Hi all,
Long time no see.

I wanted to let you know that now a new research paper has been published on the aquarium plants.

*Daniel Proudly Presents*

Lehtonen S & Falck D (2011) Watery...
Forum: Plants 02-14-2011, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 378
Posted By Daniel*Swords
No, the first one, if true native (and not...

No, the first one, if true native (and not introduced) is E. cordifolius.
Echinodorus parvulus really belongs to the Helanthium genus (H. parvulum) and is regarded as a synonym to H. tenellum...
Forum: Plants 02-14-2011, 06:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 363
Posted By Daniel*Swords
The sword on the right is of course, E....

The sword on the right is of course, E. uruguayensis, but not the most typical kind since this has reddish new leaves (so probably a hybrid). I believe the plants in front of the root are some...
Forum: Plants 02-14-2011, 06:09 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 633
Posted By Daniel*Swords
I don't think it's Capsella, but neither am I...

I don't think it's Capsella, but neither am I sure it's Rorippa either. The latter is possible. Anyway, this is definitely a plant in Brassicaceae, cabbage family like both of the mentioned genera.
...
Forum: Plants 04-28-2010, 05:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 598
Posted By Daniel*Swords
Pearlgrass, Hemianthus micranthemoides, grows...

Pearlgrass, Hemianthus micranthemoides, grows very dense when pruned. I'm sure you can make square hedges of it if you like. :D
Forum: Plants 04-28-2010, 05:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 797
Posted By Daniel*Swords
And the valid name for it is Helanthium...

And the valid name for it is Helanthium tenellum... ;)
Forum: Plants 04-26-2010, 07:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 594
Posted By Daniel*Swords
The bigger one is Anubias, probably gracilis as...

The bigger one is Anubias, probably gracilis as Nymsley said. The front plant is an Echinodorus.
Forum: Plants 04-18-2010, 05:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,718
Posted By Daniel*Swords
The Sags have sort of thick-ish leaves, a bit...

The Sags have sort of thick-ish leaves, a bit spongy, especially towards the base. The Vals are flat.

Vals have small hooks/ hairs along the border of their leaves that can be seen with a loop....
Forum: Plants 04-13-2010, 04:19 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,484
Posted By Daniel*Swords
Actually, the HM is visible in every pic......

Actually, the HM is visible in every pic... though not always in focus or centered...
(like in 2nd pic only tip visible on the far left)

I would just jank them out and plant elsewhere... even if...
Forum: Plants 04-13-2010, 03:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,484
Posted By Daniel*Swords
I think that is HM esp. in the 3rd and 2nd last...

I think that is HM esp. in the 3rd and 2nd last pics. The others look mostly HC.
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 04-08-2010, 02:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 502
Posted By Daniel*Swords
Christel Kasselmann's Aquarium Plants I...

Christel Kasselmann's Aquarium Plants

I don't like Hiscock's Encyclopedia because it shows many emersed plants only (instead of submersed), esp. swords (surprice surprice).

I like Walstad, too....
Forum: Plants 04-03-2010, 07:01 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 699
Posted By Daniel*Swords
IMO, that is a moss covered with its sporocarps...

IMO, that is a moss covered with its sporocarps (the green roundish baubles). I don't think it will grow and thrive submersed. But, you can always try! :)
Forum: Plants 04-03-2010, 10:57 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 466
Posted By Daniel*Swords
I think I'd vote for C. affinis.

I think I'd vote for C. affinis.
Forum: Plants 03-31-2010, 02:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 589
Posted By Daniel*Swords
The sword is Echinodorus 'Ozelot Green', I...

The sword is Echinodorus 'Ozelot Green', I believe. (Or, if the new leaves are reddish then it's just 'Ozelot' as cheaman said).
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2010, 02:25 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,206
Posted By Daniel*Swords
The only way to make a proper ID is to use the...

The only way to make a proper ID is to use the flower data and compare that to the original scientific description of the species. A key is a (yes/no) list of morphological features that leads one to...
Forum: General Planted Tank Discussion 03-31-2010, 02:20 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 8,444
Posted By Daniel*Swords
Finally someone is talking about the aquarium...

Finally someone is talking about the aquarium design with explicit philosophical terms providing a referential context. Great start, i3 [aqua]! Keep it up! :D
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