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Plant ID

  1. L

    Landos Well Known Member Member


    I received this plant a few months ago and never got a name. I really like it, and want to research the best conditions and ferts for it. I started noticing a lot of growth this past week, and it looks like another plant is growing from it as well.
    I have seachem root tabs, and I dose excel and iron daily, and potassium twice a week. It's a 75gal, am currently using 2 54watt 6500k t5ho bulbs. Thanks![​IMG]
  2. Aquaphobia

    Aquaphobia Fishlore Legend Member

    Isn't there a red-leaved variety of Lobelia cardinalis? I know that it can be grown submerged but for some reason I've never seen the red variety grown that way:;dk
  3. OP

    Landos Well Known Member Member

    I have no idea, I am very new to fishkeeping and even newer when it comes to planted tanks. The store I bought it from didnt have sale sign on the plant and the owner didnt want to sell it to me. Sounded mysterious, he said all he could do is cut a stem from the one he had (he only had one)
    Not sure what it is, but I really like it, and some leaves are light pink
  4. aniroc

    aniroc Well Known Member Member

    Alternanthera reineckii purple
  5. OP

    Landos Well Known Member Member

    Think you nailed it!! Thanks everyone!