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Old 09-05-2013, 05:00 PM   #1
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Unknown Plant

Does anyone know what this is. I noticed it after a water change. In this 29 Gallon I have a Sprite which is also in the pic, wisteria and reneki.
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Old 09-05-2013, 06:51 PM   #2
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looks like algae
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Old 09-05-2013, 06:58 PM   #3
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It's a type of plant called a bladderwort. I believe yours is utricularia gibba. It's a pest not unlike duckweed. Do yourself a favor and remove all that you can.




Interesting fact, its actually a carnivorous plant.
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Thanks for the info, I will remove it.
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Old 09-06-2013, 01:21 PM   #5
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Make sure you get all of it as one little piece left is enough to start it growing all over again. It can be a pain if it really gets established well and all over your tank. That happened to me many many years ago and I never thought I'd get rid of all of it. Have a little net handy to catch any little pieces that try to float away while removing it.
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I will, thank you
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