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Gaz 02-16-2007 06:55 PM

Plant ID ???
 
Hi everyone, this is my first post... I am beginning with a new tank, relatively small one... and bought some new plants to get into it... anyhow, the sales guy was not sure of the name and characteristics of these plants, and cannot find them in any database... (all look very similar to me, tho)


Anyone could identify them for me please... thanks.!

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s.../Planta02a.jpg

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s...9/Planta02.jpg

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s.../Planta01a.jpg

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s...9/Planta01.jpg

Lupin 02-16-2007 08:28 PM

Hello and welcome aboard, Gaz.:wave:

That plant appears to be a terrestial plant rather than aquatic. If it does not droop outside the water, then definitely not a true aquatic plant at all. There are lots of plants sold as true aquatic plants yet, the truth is that none of them will stay submerged for a long time.

fish_4_all 02-16-2007 11:33 PM

Look like a Marble Queen Radicans sword and a radican sword. It does look like it could have been grown emersed but only time will tell. The root systems looks most like it was buried fully to the top of the "bulb" so I would bury it that far and wait to see. The current leaves may die off but before they do a new leaf should come up in a submerged form if it is an aquatic plant.

tophat665 02-17-2007 02:38 AM

That first one is a house plant. I don't recall the name, but it won't last long in an aquarium. That second one might be a crypt of some sort, though.

soco1125 02-17-2007 12:27 PM

The first one definitely is a houseplant. Put it in a pot of dirt near a window :)

Gaz 02-17-2007 01:16 PM

Ok, guys... this is what I found... whatyathink? for the "house one"

Aglaonema pseudobracteatum
Palustre plant... cannot survive permanently inmersed

http://elacuarista.com/plantas/A/agl...bracteatum.htm

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s...laonema_sp.jpg

http://i152.photobucket.com/albums/s...ema_retono.jpg

Lupin 02-17-2007 09:05 PM

You got it, Gaz.:)

Gaz 02-18-2007 10:23 AM

yeah I guess so... will make a nice home pot for the table i think... thank you all for your answers...

Aquaticmoon 02-18-2007 11:34 AM

The 2nd plant looks non aquatic. Its kinda like a house plant that I have.


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