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bmsingl 08-08-2012 03:38 PM

identifying plants
 
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Attachment 62046[/ATTACH]i need help to figure out what these plants are and if i have enough light to make them grow. any advice will be helpful, never had live plants before. its the plants to the left. whats on the rocks is anubias. i have a t8 15w glo light and use root tabs and a liquid fert. its a 20 gallon with pfs, lace rock and driftwood. also in the tank are java fern, amazon sword and argentine sword. 6 gold barbs....6 cherry barbs....3 neon tetras....1 albino bristlenose pleco and 5 ghost shrimp.

redchigh 08-08-2012 04:00 PM

Need closer pictures of the individual plants... One in the far back left looks like ceratopteris though

Byron 08-08-2012 06:14 PM

I suspect you meant Wisteria in the back corner; there's another stem at the far right too. There are one or two crypts on the left in front of the Wisteria, and in the immediate front I think that is Hygrophila corymbosa, but I might change my mind with clearer photos.:lol:

If I am correct, the stem plants (Wisteria and Hygrophila) may or may not manage under your light. What are you using for nutrient fertilization, if anything?

Byron.

bmsingl 08-09-2012 12:03 PM

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these are a little better pics and im using flourish comprehensive

Byron 08-09-2012 12:31 PM

The Wisteria is definite, the Hygrophila probably. The "crypts" are not, but are likely Helanthium tenellum or bolivianus, and the larger to the right might be an Echinodorus.


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