thanks. I'm also suspecting that the plant was mislabelled (it was an emersed version). I'm planning to pay a visit to Roger Goh's shop and will hope to pick up 'real 'Wallichii and Tuberculatum! Good luck on the A.Pedicatella - but since you are dosing DIY and low K, you'll have a much easier time with it (I'm stuck with the amount of K in APT EI).@erwin123 . I think what you have is different from walichii and probably Enie. this is the best I ever had my "wallichii" look. this was with the chihiros at 80-90% thats over 300 par! then I looked around forums and realised people with more dosing, less light, lower quality light had much better colouration from wallichii. I purchased my wallicihi from a seller on ebay emmersed, this time I bought a tissue culture of wallichii from tropica, hope it turns red!
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chihiros at almost max power and no dosing....
I also have bought some ammania gold, something new and pretty to stunt!
Nice growth! Your Ammannia Golden looks happy
Have you seen any changes in algae growth?
nice quinquangulare i should be getting some soon. my tropica wallichii has green stems though. leaves are orangeyy green still. my other 'enie'has red stems and yellow ish leaves.View attachment 185538
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Did a bit more trimming than usual to bring the overgrown plants under control. I dumped quite a bit of R Blood Red otherwise they get overgrown within a week. No time to trim the R.Macandra "narrow leaf" which is now in dire need of a trim and also shading lots of other plants.
As mentioned in another thread, I bought another bunch of R. Wallichii this time it was imported by the LFC from APC Thailand: Rotala wallichii
They are too small to be seen at the moment but after they are fully converted, I can compared them to the Wallichii in my tank. So far, their stems have turned red, which some say is Enie or Cambodia, but I'll wait and see if there's any difference from what I have in the tank. p.s. this photo was taken at the end of photo period so they are starting to close.
The more major update is that I moved a whole bunch of Buces into a tiny 2l tank, installed a usb pump for flow, and made space for E. Quinquangulare. This is my 2nd try. The first try, I had them in my tank, did a 72 hr blackout but they didn't survive. Hope to do better this time.
Finally, I did some trimming and replanting of A. Pedicatella, (the replanted stems at the back not so visible) but since I take a photo every week, I can show what 1 week of growth (or lack of growth) looks like. The bottom stem shows that you must not shade Pedicatella or it turns green? They are really light-loving plants. Time to upgrade to double WRGB2 Pro? 🌞
Looking fantastic I gave up on my golden the BBA won out. I couldn't get the plant health to get it to recover.