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Echinodorus sp. "Aflame"

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Been growing these guys for a few years now and finally have added pressurized co2 in the last few days. Noticed a new leaf was not only a striking shade of metallic purple, but also had these great red veins. Now if I can only get the nesea in the back to perk up...
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this is one of those dream plants for me, I don't have great luck with it sadly :(

how big is this plant for you and what's the growth rate like?

my problem seems to be that it has stayed small for me and then gotten lost among everything else
 

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Mine is about 6-8 inches across and only a few inches high, the leaves don't tend to point up they spread out more.

Growth is slow, usually 1 new leaf every week or so. These days it is much faster, the pressurized co2 has it up to about 2 leaves a week so far. I'm very happy with the results and am interested to see the plant transform.
 
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