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borneosucker 07-09-2009 10:37 PM

Have you seen how fast Glossostigma elatinoides grow?
 
Guys, check it out.....here's an observation I did on my Glossostigma elatinoides plant, just see how much they grow within a day.....

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_cscGe32nujc/Sl...0/P7080002.JPG
This is the plant pic taken on Day 1...

http://lh5.ggpht.com/_cscGe32nujc/Sl...0/P7090010.JPG
See how much the runners grow on Day 2

Interesting plant.....more infos on my blog at BorneoSucker.blogspot.com

SinCrisis 07-10-2009 11:55 AM

what is this plants common name and where can i get some?

borneosucker 07-10-2009 12:20 PM

Hi sin, I'm not sure what's the common name of this plant, I too can't find it in the net. What I know it is refer as Glossostigma elatinoides, or shorter Glossostigma, or even shorter just Glosso

Hmm...I got mine thru a local hobbyist. you can try your local LFS, but I think best is to get from hobbyist in your area, should be much cheaper and in good condition.

By the way, I'm about to update Day 3 of the plant...be posting the pics soon

P.S. want some of my plant?...haha could be difficult to send to you though, if you are far from me :|

borneosucker 07-10-2009 12:29 PM

Glossostigma elatinoides has superb growth rate.....
 
Day 3....start rooting and growing leaf

Check it out...

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_cscGe32nujc/Sl...0/P7100005.JPG

Amazing plant, almost double/triple the length within 3 days....more pics at BorneoSucker.blogspot.com

SinCrisis 07-10-2009 03:03 PM

im pretty far since ur in malaysia and im in the US.

borneosucker 07-10-2009 09:51 PM

Haha, I'm half way round the earth from you....I'm sure you can find it in the US....:)

Another, try searching for ADA (Aqua Design Amano) hobbyist/store around your area, most probably they have :)

borneosucker 07-12-2009 11:48 AM

Root and leaf twice in 5 days...
 
Day 5...just check out the growth speed of the Glossostigma elatinoides, root and leaf twice within 5 days....pretty fast!

http://lh3.ggpht.com/_cscGe32nujc/Sl...0/P7120004.JPG

Amazing plant, superb growth rate, find out more bout them at BorneoSucker.blogspot.com


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