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Re: Bolbitis heteroclita

On Sat, 1 Jul 2000, btpmsi wrote:

> Hi Folks,
> Just a quick report on this plant that I asked about some months ago. At the
> time I was interested to hear peoples experience with this plant. And the
> few responses I did get were pretty much in agreement that B. heteroclita
> was primarily a "terrarium plant" and that as such was not entirely suitable
> for submerse culture. 

But in an emerse culture, it does stupendously.  I traded for a small
specimen from Olga Betts about five or six years back, and it's grown into
a flourishing forest... I keep it in a small emerse hex tank, and it needs
major bi-yearly harvests.

  - Erik

Erik Olson
erik at thekrib dot com