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Discussion in 'General Plant Topics' started by fjf888, Feb 21, 2011.

  1. fjf888

    fjf888 Guru Class Expert

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    I vote for a salvinia....
     
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    yup salvninia minima. a great floater.
     
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    Thanks guys. I was looking for something for my low tech and kids tank to provide some shading. Looks like I lucked into something that will work.
     
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    I thought it was juvenile slavania Natans. The young plantlets tend to lay flat on the water like that!
     
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    After looking it up, I see your point. guess i'll find out soon enough.
     
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    Whichever, Do Not Let It Escape!

    Hi Fred,

    Juvenile water spangles, Salvinia minima Baker, the leaves appear too elongated to be S. natans, me thinks… :)

    Biollante
     
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    Even a blind squirrel can find a nut sometimes. :)
     
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