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>I just picked up two a. boivinianus while traveling in another town. Have 
>never seen these at my lfs. Beautiful plant. Would appreciate some feedback 
>on their care and requirements from someone who has kept them. The Tropica 
>catalog says the leaves can reach 80 cm long and 8 cm wide, only suitable 
>for large aquariums, and difficult to maintain. Pablo Tepoot's book labels 
>this a midground plant and of medium hardiness. What's the real deal? My 
>tank is 125 gal, CO2 inj, VHO lighting, laterite prepped substrate.

You almost can't stop this plant from growing. It can have leaves
four feet long.

Richard J. Sexton                                         richard at aquaria_net
Maitland House, Bannockburn, Ontario, Canada, K0K 1Y0       +1 (613) 473 1719