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post #1 of 7 Old 06-12-2012, 11:21 PM Thread Starter
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Naja/Guppy grass? Or something else?

I bought a handful of plants at Petco before I knew enough to make a smart purchase. In my grab bag of plants, I got something interesting that I have yet to identify, as there was no name, and was part of a "assorted plant" item.

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All of my research has led me to think it may be naja/guppy grass. My research has also led me to believe that this type of plant is somewhat hard to obtain. I didn't think Petco would have this available, so perhaps it's something else. Any ideas?
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post #2 of 7 Old 06-12-2012, 11:35 PM
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Um, wow, that doesn't look much like the Najas I've got in my tank? Huh. No clue.
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Tried to attach some pics I just took of my Najas but it's not working on my phone. I will say that the stuff grows like weed, literally 6+ inches in a week!

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post #3 of 7 Old 06-13-2012, 12:57 AM Thread Starter
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Haha, thanks for trying though, it's appreciated. I know it doesn't look much like naja grass, but I've got nothing to go on.
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post #4 of 7 Old 06-15-2012, 12:23 AM
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Is it like.. micro sword that came out of the pot and are a bunch of little separate plants? I know PETCO does sell Micro sword.. I can't see it too clearly (on my phone also) but, it looks to me like jumbled up micro sword or something similar.
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post #5 of 7 Old 06-15-2012, 01:53 AM Thread Starter
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I think you may be right. I've started pulling it apart and it definitely is more similar to microsword than any floating plant. Thank you for your input!
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post #6 of 7 Old 06-16-2012, 06:54 PM
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Just last week i bought the same plant at petco. It was in the big clear tank of assorted plants. Mine came in a pot and said micro sword. But when i pointed it out to the old guy that worked there he said thats not micro sword. I bought it anyway planted it in my tank and it hasent died yet so i guess thats a pluss.
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post #7 of 7 Old 11-19-2012, 12:44 PM
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Not guppy grass

Looks like Corkscrew Rush to me.(Juncus efffusus "Spiralis"
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