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Re: Flowering Vallisneria Americana
Colin Anderson asked....
>I'm interested in knowing if anyone out there has ever seen the flowers of
>Val. Americana, better yet, information on how they got it to flower. I've
>been growing them with very high success for over three years, and have yet
>to see a flower. For the most part, my tanks have always had pretty low
>nutrient levels, but the growth rates have always been pretty good.
I've had 1 cm female green flowers form at the end of very thin stems
about 5 feet long. There is a picture on page 67 of Rataj and Horeman.
I have no idea what caused this; but, it may have had something to do
with day length.
ac554 at FreeNet_Carleton.ca