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Old 05-30-2008, 12:29 AM   #21
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Jchillin - Thanks for the input! Yeah the plant ID is still undetermined. I've been lax about getting better pictures up! So here some are:

Crypt or Anubias?
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Crypt Balansae? (sp?) Spiralis? Something else?
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What do we think?

Also, i went with a few more Neons and a few more Glolights They're drip-acclimating now
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Old 05-30-2008, 06:29 AM   #22
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First one is definitely an anubias. Not sure about the other one.
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Thanks! That's what I thought too, the leaves and stalks seem sturdier than a Crypt wendtii. The other one, i believe, is some sort of crypt, it was labeled as "sprialis" at my lfs, but it's not, well, spirally so i'm not sure.
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I have some Crypt Spiralis, and yours resembles mine very closely.
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I'd say it's more jungle val than spiralis. Spiralis tends to have multiple curves while vals grow exactly like your pic.

First pic is definitely an anubias. I would suggest you pull it out of the substrate and tie the rhizome to a rock or driftwood.

Edit - I just noticed one of the leaves in the top pic is curled...spiralis it is.
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That one leaf you are talking about is what helped me decided it was spiralis as opposed to jungle
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Old 05-31-2008, 12:41 PM   #27
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Ah, perhaps then the Crypt wasn't mislabeled! I suppose I could have done this earlier, and i'm honestly not sure why i didn't think of it, but I just looked up pictures and it does indeed resemble Spiralis as opposed to Balansae which is what some people had suggested it might be. Thanks for the help!

Thanks for the tip on the Anubias, however, it's growing and doing so well in the substrate I think I'll leave it where it is for now, but thanks!
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sweet tank! i like the driftwood i think the colored gravel gives it a distinct look.
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Old 06-03-2008, 12:21 AM   #29
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Thanks! It's always nice to get positive input! I really appreciate it!
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from the pictures of the anubias its still hard to tell but id say its either anubias afzelii or anubias x. 'Frazeri' Heres some liks to plant profiles.
Anubias afzelii - PlantGeek.net - Anubias afzelii
Anubias x. 'frazeri' - PlantGeek.net - Anubias x. 'Frazeri'
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