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Re: on frogbit

In a message dated 10/19/01 3:56:25 AM Eastern Daylight Time, 
Aquatic-Plants-Owner at actwin_com writes:

<< I have never seen a giant duckweed but frogbit is similar.  It is a 
 the leaves can get as large as a penny AND it is NOT the invasive pain
 duckweed is.  It can easily be cleaned out if you tire of them.  From what I
 understand, it is a good nutrient sponge as well.
Just beware that this plant multiplies so quickly that soon you will be 
supplying every local pet store with as much as they can handle.    I love 
how this stuff looks, but I also have trouble throwing perfectly good plants 
away.  The last bunch I threw in a wading pool, where it quickly covered the 
entire surface -- I'll just end up throwing it out.  So this is a good plant, 
but perhaps not a good plant for people who have trouble throwing excess in 
the garbage. :o)