its a small plant, slow growing. even in high light with co2.
the leaves are about 2-3cm long depending on the light, longer in lower light..
it was collected from one of our local dams and it has been growing submerged the whole time, about 8 months now.
this is the plant under 2 24w's with no co2, on the right is fissidens fontanus for size comparison.
here you can see a couple of runner with new plants. the new plant on the left is also from the plant in the middle, so it creeps quite far. it has a nice spiral growth pattern as it gets older. this is about 3 months of growth so you can see how slowly it grows.. this is fine inert gravel with nothing underneath.
this is what it looks like under high light, a 39w over a nano with pressurized co2. this is about 2 months of growth and each plant has put out 3-4 new plants. the algae is growing quicker than the plants in this tank, so i think it is a pretty slow grower. this is in flourite with some npk, peat and laterite.
this is what it looks like under low light with co2. it kinda looks like a micro lilaeopsis. this is the original plant and it has taken over one corner of that tank. i breed endlers in that tank so i dont mind the water staying green.. that is marsilea and the equivalent granule size of powder sand.
anyone got any ideas what it could be, its definitely aquatic!