Re: NANFA-L-- what is this plant?

Welaka T. Phishhed (
Wed, 15 Mar 2006 22:50:26 -0800 (PST)

Hi Geoff...

I'm not quite sure what it is, and it's hard to tell from the picture. It looks very similar to what I have collected in different locations, here in Louisiana. I have seen the same plant in the Houston area.
What were its growth habits in the wild? The wild form of mine is much different than the aquarium raised kind. I don't think that it is hygrophila, although it does look similar to it. The plants that I have started off slow, but once they were acclimated and settled down, they grew much quicker. Also, they grow different in different sized tanks.
I have pictures of mine. If you would like me to send you copies, off-list, I would be more than happy to. I have a couple of people trying to help me identify mine, too. If I come up with a name, I'll let you know.


geoffrey kimber <> wrote:
I collected this plant this summer, and after a slow start, it is well
on it's way to taking over all 6 of the aquariums I have set up right

The plant is frmo the San Marcos river near San Antonio Texas, if that helps.

Sorry for the poor quality of the photo-
I just used my cheap camera

geoff kimber

Best Wishes !

(Welaka T. Phishhed)
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