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Re: Plants for a lake Tangayanikan Biotope

On Wed, 4 Jun 2003, Jamie Johnson wrote:

> > Madan Subramanian <madans at hathway_com> asked:
> > Subject: Plants for a lake Tangayanikan Biotope
> Madan, I think the lake is pretty void of much vegetation. Over the years, the
> only plants I've seen listed or talked about is vals. The herbivore fish eat a
> lot of algae, which is abundant.

Actually, there are a handful of plants known to grow in Lake 
Tanganyika.  (See Kasselmann, p. 29, 36, etc): Valisneria spiralis var. 
denserrulata, Ceratophyllum demersum, Myriophyllum spicatum, and a 
Potomogeton species.  

  - Erik

Erik Olson
erik at thekrib dot com