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    Hello, I am new to aquariums and need help identifying this plant.
    Thanks in advance.

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    I could be really, really off but that could be Mondo Grass, which is often sold as an aquatic plant but is actually not.

    Actually it looks a lot like it.
    http://ts2.mm.bing.net/images/thumbn...5a965d1e304724

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    I think that Mondo grass is a little bit skinnier in leaf width and it sold much taller. This looks like some kind of sword.

    Is there a thick root system?

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    Dwarf Sagittaria AKA Sagittaria subulata.

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    it does have thick roots.

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    Is it dwarf sag?

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    Quote Originally Posted by homemadepopcorn
    Is it dwarf sag?
    It looks like mondo grass, now that I have had a examples to compare to. Is this bad to have in an aquarium fully submerged?

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    Put it in a flower pot. It will not grow underwater anyway. Mondo is used for around borders and driveways in the yard.

    It was probably sold at the fish store for terrariums.

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    Mondo Grass. Works great in modern landscapes, not so great in aquariums. If you live in zone 6 or higher, you can plant it outside. I made the same mistake thinking it was Saggitaria. Be careful, a good amount of those colorful plants in tanks aren't actually aquatic. Makes it even more confusing when they sell terrestrial plants that look like aquatics.

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