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Old 12-12-2012, 06:12 PM   #9
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IME, Ludwigia sp 'Red' will color up more in a greater variety of conditions. Ludwigia sp 'Rubin', although also a colorful plant, will show much a much greater variety in color depending on your tank conditions.

The following links are very informative (although not at all conclusive as, apparently, new ludwigia hybrids are brought to market):

The first link suggests that L. sp. 'Red' is not 'Rubin'. The second link shows a great comparison among several ludwigia species (although sadly not w/ L. sp. 'Rubin')...
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