Echinodorus blooming

One of my Echinodorus (unidentiefied, sorrie) has produced a flower 
stalk. I'm wondering if I can do anything to try to reproduce the 
plant this way. I was always under the impression that these plants 
reproduce primarily vegetatively, not by seeds (correct me if I am 

Pls bear with me, my esperience with this plant is rather limited. 
The stalk is currently about 20 cm long and has not reached the 
surface of the water (yet). The tank is 175 l with 10 CA cichlids and 
two plecos, yeast CO2 and 36 W light (10hrs/day). 



Jan Fidrmuc

CentER for Economic Research
Tilburg University
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