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Re: Aquatic Plants Digest V4 #1376

> Here is another one for you: Nymphaea daubenyana, an African Lotus plant,
> different from a typical Tiger Lotus. It grows from a long tuber,
> only one plant per tuber. But the most striking difference is the fire
> engine red color of the leaves, and even the stems can color up to a
> red. Several of my customers tell me it colors up very well under low to
> moderate light levels, making it suitable for many more people. Has anyone
> here found this to be true?

    I have found it to be true.  I currently have two in my smaller
"staging" tank, which is a 29 gallon with only 20 watts of light and the
plants are indeed very bright red.  I have only had them for two weeks,
however.  They have thusfar grown at an incredible rate.