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Old 10-13-2012, 11:55 PM   #1
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Pulled this plants out of the creek today. Anyone know what they are?
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:42 AM   #2
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I have something that looks like that in my aquarium... Is it a type of rotala? I thought I had rotala indica but when I image search it, it doesn't look like that. Maybe someone with more info will chime in!
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:48 AM   #3
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ludwigia sp.
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ludwigia sp.
That does look like it Thanks
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the plant was growing horizontal making a good carpet plant, I also saw what looks like some type of bacopia at other places there to but didn't grab none of that.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:17 AM   #6
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Ludwigia palustris. Good, solid aquarium plant that's under appreciated.
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Old 10-14-2012, 01:27 AM   #7
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Ludwigia palustris. Good, solid aquarium plant that's under appreciated.
This Ludwigia palustris stuff looks to grow vertical and all the plants that I got was growing horizontal.
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It creeps when growing above water. Submerged, it doesn't.
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It creeps when growing above water. Submerged, it doesn't.
This was in about 8 inches of water and I don't think we've had enough rain to raise the creek that much. I'll see what it does after I get it in my tank. Thanks
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This was in about 8 inches of water and I don't think we've had enough rain to raise the creek that much. I'll see what it does after I get it in my tank. Thanks
Those are clearly emersed leaves, and I can even see some fruit.
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It reminds me of Ludwigia repens in my aquarium.
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Will this stuff handle a 19:1 bleach dip or should I do a peroxide dip? Going to grow some emersed too since my swords didn't make it.
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It does not handle bleach dip well, at least in my experience with another ludwigia sp(not the one you have).
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What about a quick dip in a Potassium permanganate (KMnO4) solution?
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It does not handle bleach dip well, at least in my experience with another ludwigia sp(not the one you have).
Thanks I'll do peroxide then
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What about a quick dip in a Potassium permanganate (KMnO4) solution?
I don't have that on hand
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