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Title: Please help me identify this plant
Post by: kromagg on October 06, 2016, 02:22:01 PM
As in the title.. Even owy do I got it from couldn't give me answer... I'm asking about red leaves plant


Title: Re: Please help me identify this plant
Post by: Pat Mary on October 06, 2016, 02:43:14 PM
I think ir is ludweglia.  See if you agree.     https://en.aqua-fish.net/plants/ludwigia-peruensis


Title: Re: Please help me identify this plant
Post by: kromagg on October 06, 2016, 03:00:46 PM
Doesn't look as much.. Leaf are growing kinda from each other rather than next to each other.. I'm getting worried it my be red edge.. I read it common sale in pet shop for aquarium while it's not underwater plabt.. ;( can someone confirm? Also if it is non aquarium plants shall I remove it?


Title: Re: Please help me identify this plant
Post by: kromagg on October 06, 2016, 03:51:35 PM
I think I found it...  (http://botanicalgrowers-store.com/cordylineneonrededge.aspx)
Stupid pet shop... >:(


Title: Re: Please help me identify this plant
Post by: TwoTankAmin on October 07, 2016, 08:56:43 AM
It is not Ludwigia for sure. I am not sure it is the one linked above either. However, my gut tells me it is a bog plant not a true aquatic. While some of these can live in an aquarium, most cannot thrive there and will begin to die off after a few months. And yes some stores mistakenly will sell these for use in tanks when they do not belong there.


Title: Re: Please help me identify this plant
Post by: gunnered72 on October 07, 2016, 10:19:16 AM
Looks like a red species of Dracaena...Will more than likely just melt over time...Its not a true aquatic plant...

http://www.practicalfishkeeping.co.uk/features/articles/21-plants-to-avoid-in-the-aquarium


Title: Re: Please help me identify this plant
Post by: kromagg on October 08, 2016, 02:51:18 AM
Well I didn't want to risk it so I bin it. Got some more twisted valisneri cocomba and grass that I know is for aquarium.
Better safe than sorry..

My 2 gouramis love it and r so shiny ^.^