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Re: Plants for a lake Tangayanikan Biotope
- To: aquatic-plants at actwin_com
- Subject: Re: Plants for a lake Tangayanikan Biotope
- From: Erik Olson <erik at thekrib_com>
- Date: Thu, 5 Jun 2003 07:35:46 -0700 (PDT)
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
erik at thekrib dot com