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unknown plant

Postby speshrugby » Wed May 13, 2015 7:04 pm

http://imgur.com/PgVCGIQ,N0dWlyD,9JO6xAH#0

anyone have any clue what this stuff is its spreadv like fire has little roots about 1cm
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Re: unknown plant

Postby Deeda » Wed May 13, 2015 8:22 pm

Maybe duckweed?
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Re: unknown plant

Postby Cichlid Debby » Thu May 14, 2015 3:32 am

I agree, Duckweed.
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Re: unknown plant

Postby speshrugby » Thu May 14, 2015 10:37 am

kinda had that thought as well , its grows so fast lol , not too bothered as thats the shrimp tank so tend to leave them be , do you think that it will stop light to plants underneath tho ?
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Re: unknown plant

Postby Deeda » Thu May 14, 2015 8:47 pm

I have found that the duckweed will completely cover the water surface so thickly that it will block out light to the plants in the substrate. Every couple months I skim off 90% of the duckweed and sell it at my local fish clubs. It always grows back!!!
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