What is this grassy stem plant?

  1. MongooseALaMode

    MongooseALaMode Well Known Member Member

    I got this plant a while ago and I completely forgot what it is. Also, can this plant root itself if I cut the top off and stick it in the sand?

    It seems pretty happy in the tank so far... it was only about 5 inches and now it's grown to almost a foot and a half and floats on the top of the water

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  2. Aquaphobia

    Aquaphobia Fishlore Legend Member

    If it has a stem then yes, you can take cuttings and grow new plants:)

    I know I've seen this plant ID'd here recently but for the life of me I can't think what it was.
  3. jetajockey

    jetajockey Fishlore VIP Member

    Looks like hygrophila angustifolia. You can cut it in between leaf sets and replant it as needed.