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Re:unidentified plant

>Date: Sun, 26 Oct 1997 21:25:31 +0900
>From: Dezhong Sun <dezhong at mail_geocities.com>
>Subject: unidentified plant or something
>a plant that is rounded when i bought it, which and looks like a small ball
>of green fibers.  does any one know what it is?  i was told it would grow
>on the bottom and spread thoughout the tank.

It sounds like a dense growth of Cladophora, one of the worst of the hair
algae.  It, indeed, will spread through the tank.  In good light it will
swallow up your plants.

Paul Krombholz in chilly, Jackson, Mississippi