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    Default What kind of plant is this?

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    It came with my tank when I got it, and it has been in there ever since. Whatever it is it's roots are growing. I did a substrate change from gravel to sand, and noticed that the roots had adhered to some gravel. Do you think that the roots will continue to grow in sand? Should I tie it to some driftwood, or will that not work for this plant? 2013-09-15_02-10-22_648.jpg

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    Hmmm, looks like A. afzelli. You can bury the roots in the sand, just not the rhizome.
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    Anubias afzelii.jpgHere's a photo of Anubias afzelii, attached to a chunk of wood which is a good method. The true roots may grow down into the sand, but the rhizome must not be buried or it can rot.
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    Vancouver, BC, Canada

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