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Help me identify those plants plz.

Discussion in 'Planted Aquariums' started by Jeff Wong, Apr 11, 2018.

  1. Jeff Wong

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    IMAG0343.jpg IMAG0344.jpg IMAG0339.jpg IMAG0340.jpg Hello guys!

    I need a little help identifying some freshwater plants I found at my LFS. I would also like to know if they are suited for a low tech planted tank.

    Thx a lot in advance!
     
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    I'll guess first
    Amazon sword
    ludwegia repans "red" or similar
    hemianthus micranthemoides, HM or babies tears (not dwarf HC)
    rotala sp. maybe green? indica? rotundifolia? The white vein helps but there's a lot of confusion

    I have grown all in medium light (2 x T-5 bulbs) & no co2. The sword would like a root tab near it. I'm a terrible fertilizer for dry or liquid, but root tabs I do.

    Many plants are grown emersed (leaves out of water, roots in) & leaves may change as they adapt to your tank. It helps to plant only 2 or 3 stems in a bunch & be gentle, gravel can crush the stems or roots. I make a trough with my finger, hold the plant in there & backfill. Your sword may be planted a bit too deep, you want the "crown" (where roots & leaves connect) just a tiny bit above the substrate.
     
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