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I bought some plants off of ebay, and Naja was included in the plant bundle (had to research it to find out what it was)...the website I found it on calls it South American, Rare...Is it rare?
I have had it for almost a week, floating in my 10g. It is very green and growing, so I guess I am doing something right.

I got this bundle because it had Java moss, and "fern", but the "fern" turned out to be pennywort...I really don't care...got a LOT of snails (my fish like escargot! They have eaten all of my snails), and a few accidental sprigs of hornwort. I well got my moneys worth!
 

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Anacharis is Egeria densa, so they are similar but not quite the same thing. What sets naja apart is how the leaves curl downward.

Rare? I bet it grows like a weed, so not for long. But if it means anything, I currently keep 70+ species and have had many more than that in the past and I've never happened upon it.
 

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Anacharis is Egeria densa, so they are similar but not quite the same thing. What sets naja apart is how the leaves curl downward.

Rare? I bet it grows like a weed, so not for long. But if it means anything, I currently keep 70+ species and have had many more than that in the past and I've never happened upon it.
This plants leaves does curl downward...I researched the Egeria densa...not the same plant.

I have had it for a week, and there is already new growth to it. Maybe I will not kill it! :)
 

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Very fast growing, semi uncommon plant. My LFS gets it in occasionally, but you could easily obtain it from other hobbyists. Much, much prettier than Anacharis in my opinion.
 

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I got this plant as a bonus in someone's plant SnS.
it grows like a weed spreading in all directions over
other plants blocking their light, so prune this often.

If I were making a shrimp or fish fry tank, this plant
would be an excellent refuge medium because it will
grow at all levels, densities, and looks interesting.
 

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I got this plant as a bonus in someone's plant SnS.
it grows like a weed spreading in all directions over
other plants blocking their light, so prune this often.

If I were making a shrimp or fish fry tank, this plant
would be an excellent refuge medium because it will
grow at all levels, densities, and looks interesting.
10g is a Betta fry tank, but thinking seriously about having it as a Cherry Shrimp tank. It is doing great so far in there. I really like the look of it.
 
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