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    Default Strange green arrow shaped spiky leaved plant that has been producing rhizomes helpID


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    My LFS store said the guy they got it off of was tight lipped so they have no idea they never had it before; I spent 2 hours searching online to no avail the closest pic I found was a terrestrial plant.

    https://www.google.com/search?q=aqua...2F%3B800%3B600

    It's producing rhizomes and growing well but I have no clue wtf it is I will take a pic 2morrow when the lights are on if no1 can ID it.
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    Take pictures when you can I can't remember the entire scientific name but I think you may have a hygrophilia plant.
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    Similar to this but long stalks and smaller leaves if that's any help also with some pointed edging on most of the leaves.

    https://www.google.com/search?q=hygr...es%3B800%3B608
    Long time fish keeper most experience with CA/SA cichlids, natives like sunfish, and aggressive catfish.
    Currently have a 29g planted with 14 candy cane tetras, 6 sterbai corys, 6 melini corys, a rescued Siamese fighting fish and 1 mustache wearing albino longfin pleco.

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    Hmm I'm not sure to be quite honest.. I've never really seen a plant like that. Get some pictures when you can!!
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    What do you mean with rhizome. Hygrophila does not produce rhizomes. Are you talking about the stem in the middle?

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    Hope you figure this one out. I have two of them. Don't remember the roots to much, just that they were kind of thick. One of mine isn't doing as good as the other. Put fertilizer tabs under them this week. Hope it helps.

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    I would use the term root but while most of them are at the bottom of the plants afew are coming in the mid section. Here's the best pics I could get.



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    The leaves are barely forked, but i think its hygrophila difformis

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    That's the best I could come up with too but the leaf shape is still somewhat different; but then I read this!!! As its scientific name suggests, its forked, fern-like leaves will vary in form and appearance under different conditions.
    Last edited by FishGuy67; 07-24-2013 at 01:34 AM.
    Long time fish keeper most experience with CA/SA cichlids, natives like sunfish, and aggressive catfish.
    Currently have a 29g planted with 14 candy cane tetras, 6 sterbai corys, 6 melini corys, a rescued Siamese fighting fish and 1 mustache wearing albino longfin pleco.

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