- - Plant ID
|tophat665 ||12-15-2006 05:12 AM |
It's not duckweed - the roots are all wrong. Amazon Frogbit, maybe, or a Salvinia species or maybe it's the one species of floating ludwegia.
|Aquaticmoon ||12-15-2006 08:49 AM |
a rootless aquatic fern.
What looks like roots are stems
|tophat665 ||12-15-2006 08:55 AM |
I can get behind that.
|dprUsh83 ||12-15-2006 10:25 AM |
Either way do I need to do anything with it other than let it float?
|Aquaticmoon ||12-15-2006 01:04 PM |
nope ...just let it float :o
|dprUsh83 ||12-15-2006 01:23 PM |
Awesome, the perfect plant for me! :lol:
It was kind of annoying me yesterday because there were so many parts of it just floating around the tank, but I think it was just the dead ends. Now that it's been there a day it is spread out real nicely on the top and even when fish swim through it it's not breaking apart very easily.
|Lupin ||12-15-2006 06:32 PM |
'Tis a salvinia in my opinion. Love_my_fish is probably right.:) Wish you could ship some for me.:sob:
|fish_4_all ||12-15-2006 07:36 PM |
I couldn't identify it for sure but I found a SITE
that has a little information. Be aware that this is one plant that is banned in some states and illegal to posses.
It might be one of the 3, I don't know but it doesn't look like any of them to em.
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