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Old 10-13-2012, 05:02 PM   #1
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What kind of plant is this?


I have this odd looking something growing in with some floating moss in one of my tanks. A single strand of it looks like green zig-zaggy hair with little bubbles on the points of the zigzags. I'm thinking it may be some sort of carnivorous something or other. The bubbles appear too small to eat anything larger than a cyclop, I hope, because there are lots of shrimp in this tank.

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Old 10-13-2012, 05:14 PM   #2
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Default You have a version of utricularia

http://www.plantedtank.net/forums/sh...d.php?t=192591

Image of what utricularia looks like when they're larger.
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Old 10-13-2012, 05:26 PM   #3
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It's Utricularia gibba. It won't get any bigger than that. Usually considered a pest plant.
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Old 10-13-2012, 06:07 PM   #4
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Thanks for the answers. I have looked it up on the net. Guess I should try to get rid of it.
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