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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 07-07-2020, 09:49 AM Thread Starter
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What plant is this?

I bought some red cherry shrimps from a shop, and some aquatic plants were also in the bag and I planted them. Can anyone tell me what plant is this?

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Maybe pearlweed? Too small to tell right now

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+1 for pearlweed.

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post #5 of 6 (permalink) Old 09-12-2020, 09:26 AM
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To be honest, I don't even know, because I have never seen her.
I have been working in aquariums not so long ago, so I do not yet have enough experience to identify plants by eye.
Iíve only ever had two fish but the one that lasted longest was a betta fish that was saved from a neglected algae infested tank at my Mumís work. The betta had already lived for well over a year before being donated there by a couple and after we took it in it lived for another two! Making it almost 4 years old by the time it passed away, definitely lived out a pretty good life for a betta
Usually, when I don't know what is in my aquarium I start to google or ask people live or on the forums. I can't tell you yet, but if I find this plant I will definitely leave a message)

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It looks like the two-leaf Hemianthus (species unknown). NOT glomeratus (incorrectly called micranthemoides). aka pearlweed...
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