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Re: Changing Swords

Richard Knight writes:

<snip>>  My problem is with my chainsword plants,
>  E.tenellus and another I bought under the name of pygmy chain sword. The
>  tenellus when planted started life with 3 inch stems with narrow tapered
>  leaves at the end about an inch long. The pygmy chain started with a small
>  crown of leaves about 1 inch long and half inch wide tapering to a point.
>  The problem is they both now look like vallis as all the new growth is
>  slender quarter inch leaves from start to finish and the only way to tell
>  them apart is height!
>  How can I get them to grow in there original shape??
Grow them emersed ( in one or two inches of water with the leaves out in the 

Bob Dixon