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Hey guys, I got this plant which looked cool so I got some, however, the LFS has no idea of what it is. Upon research, it looks like a "Malayan Aqua Fern".

Anybody got experiences with this plant? I've read that this plant uses rhizomes, but I'm not sure as other pictures seems to be planted in the substrate.

http://aquaticplants.animal-world.com/FernsMosses/MalayanAquaFern.php

Here are some pics. Pardon the stunted sword and the wall of diatom algae. :D

The roots look like rhizomes. You can see some poking out.
 

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Looks like peacock fern, a non-aquatic plant.
 

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So I've done some more research and really got confused. Some sites say this is an aquatic plant, but other forums says this isn't.

"Malayan Aqua Fern" or "Selanginella wildenowii" based on what aquaticplants. They say this is an aquatic plant, but I've searched forums using the scientific name and they say this is a "Peacock fern" which isn't aquatic. Pictures shows a bluish shade of the small leaves, but I'm not sure.

Can anyone verify?

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didn't see the replies lol! Aww looks like the aquaticplants site kinda confuses noobs like me. They say this is an amphibious fern. Oh well, will have to take it out as soon as I get home. Just sad as I liked how they look.
 
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