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Nice plants from wetplants.com & plant ID needed
Is it OK to recommend an etailer here?
I ordered from wetplants.com & recieved plants of far superior quality
than anything I can find in my LFS's, even including The Aquarium Center
in Randallstown. I got Alternanthera reineckii 'roseafolia?' and
Alternanthera sessilis, which were massive clumps of very healthy & red
Also very nice 'contortion' Vallisneria spiralis, which are tall enough
to almost reach the top of my 25" high, (less 4" of gravel) tank.
Other than the red hygro, I have not seen these plants available locally
I also ordered some Barclaya, which I guess were out of stock. I did
recieve another plant as a substitution, which I am having trouble
identifying. They have a rhizomes, with leaves on a medium length stalk,
and have a triple leaf on each stalk. The leaf shape is very similar to
common Java fern, but I've never seen the 3 leaf arrangement grow on any
of my Java's.
The only picture I have found that comes close is Bolbitis heteroclita,
on page 124 of "AQUARIUM PLANTS, Windelov's Tropica Catalogue".
Assumeing I have correctly identified these plants, can someone suggest
the best way to grow them? I would like to put the hair roots down into
my flourite, leaving just the rhizome above the surface. All my wood is
already to covered with well rooted Javas.