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post #11 of 13 Old 02-20-2013, 07:48 PM
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I would agree with Ludwigia, now that I have more info. Check the profile (click the shaded names for profiles).

The other plant is most likely a terrestrial, and probably Spathiphyllum wallisii, common name Peace Lily. This plant will apparently last submersed for many months, sometimes even years, according to Peter Hiscock. But not always, so keep an eye on it; if it starts rotting, pull it out.

A true sword, like Echinodorus amazonicus, would do well.

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post #12 of 13 Old 02-21-2013, 08:16 AM Thread Starter
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Thanks, guys! You were all super helpful!

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Keep an eye on it; if it starts rotting, pull it out.
I've already lost two leaves to my algae eaters... So I have a funny feeling the plant won't get to that point...
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post #13 of 13 Old 02-23-2013, 05:45 AM
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I like that middle plant you have it might some sort of ludwigia, although the leaves look slightly different of minw

3 gallon tank

1 Veil Betta
Planted w/ Ludwigia Natans, Micro chain sword, Java Fern
+ Driftwood Centrepeice
Gravel Substrate

New to keeping Fish.. Going well so far

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