Re: Narrow, red leaved tennellus
>From: NKLujan at aol_com
>Date: Thu, 19 Dec 1996 19:00:11 -0500
>Subject: Narrow, red leaved tennellus
> Throughout Amano's books one sees carpets of a very pretty red, narrow
>leaved variety of E. tennellus yet the only E. tennellus I can get my hands
>on is fairly ubiquitously green colored with wide leaves. At first I thought
>it was E. quadricostatus but the vein structure proves otherwise. Has anyone
>in the states seen Amano's variety for sale or otherwise available?
> Thanks, Nathan
> Experiencing Nasville's first snowfall of winter.
I have some very tiny swords, with leaves which are less than 1"
long and very narrow, which have a reddish color when grown in
low light. They seem to get much greener in brighter light. I
got them from Delaware aquatics, under the name "micro swords".