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Old 11-01-2009, 12:06 PM   #1
 
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Question help IDing plants

I bought a "test" plant at my lfs just to see if my fish would eat it and i dont know what it is (it is in the 1st photo) today i went to petco, because my lfs is closed, to get some plants and they sold me a group of 3 plants with one of those sticks that has a bunch of names on it....the girl said that the list is of ALL the diff plant you could get in a pack but she doesnt know which ones are in each bundle they are in photos 2-4....when i looked them up on-line alot of them came up as "flase aquarium plants" so now im concerned...if ANYONE can help me id them and let me know what they may be i would be very greatful!!
the stick has the names:
Dracaena
Spathiphyllum
Ophiopogon
Trichomanes
Syngonium
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Old 11-01-2009, 12:35 PM   #2
 
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ok so im really mad.....from what i have found since posting this is that the plants that i have purchased from petco are non aquatics...........ugggggggggggg
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Old 11-01-2009, 12:35 PM   #3
 
All are non aquatic
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Old 11-01-2009, 12:36 PM   #4
 
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thanx jack....i was afraid of that....im on my way back now to give them a what for!! (and their plants back!!)
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Old 11-01-2009, 12:41 PM   #5
 
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thanx jack....i was afraid of that....im on my way back now to give them a what for!! (and their plants back!!)
Thats the risk you take really, the staff won't know anything about plants, they sell what is provided.
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Old 11-01-2009, 12:47 PM   #6
 
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i know and i should know better....the lady i was speaking to actually seemed kind of knowledgable so i felt safe to say that i wasnt getting shafted....im really not gonna yell....im just upset that i took the time to go all the way down there now i have to go back...
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Old 11-01-2009, 12:48 PM   #7
 
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even the first one is non aquatic?!? that on i got from the lfs
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Old 11-01-2009, 01:01 PM   #8
 
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The first one looks like anacharis to me, that is an aquatic plant.
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Old 11-01-2009, 02:50 PM   #9
 
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it is an anacharis i went to another lfs after leaving petco and got some more of those a couple banana plants, java fern and a giant wad of java moss
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