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Can anyone Identify this Hitchhiker? Is it cool?

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I think this came with my peacock moss from ebilbay. What is it? Is it bad?

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Utricularia gibba. It's considered a pest mostly. It's carnivorous and will catch food with its pods. I recommend getting rid of it as it reproduces quickly and breaks easy. If it's on just that plant I would pull the plant out and carefully remove the gibba off plant in a tub of water. Make sure u get all of it, breaks really easy. Then check ur tank periodically to make sure it's gone
 

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+1 for gibba, get rid of it, it will slowly take over your tank and choke out other plants as it eats things that your shrimp will want to eat. I got some that I have to remove like every three months, I don't know where it keeps coming from
 

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Put it in a dish or something on a windowsill. Eventually it should put up some nice pretty flowers. :)
This. I grow it in the trays and water of some of my other carnivorous plants and one of my carnivorous plant terrariums.
 
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