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dusted 05-03-2011 12:27 PM

unknown bulb plant
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I was wondering what the name of this plant is, it did have a red leaf on it but one of my fish broke it off. I was also wondering why some of my Anacharis is a reddish purple color?

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lorax84 05-03-2011 01:29 PM

If it was a bulb it is probably some type of Aponogeton, most likely Aponogeton Crispus.

SinCrisis 05-04-2011 12:38 PM

+1 looks just like my aponogetan crispus.

redchigh 05-06-2011 03:53 PM

How much light do you have?

Sometimes high iron and high light can make some plants turn reddish... (Never heard of it happening to anarchis, but it's possible.)

I wouldn't complain, I wish my plants were purple.

dusted 05-06-2011 06:23 PM

I'm using a all-glass hood with a 8000k daylight bulb, it's a shallow tank so I didn't think it needed much. The plants just started putting out green shoots and roots. I think it was just discolor after looking at it, I think it was clippings from a pond. The water by me taste like rust/iron so maybe that's it.

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