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Old 05-23-2019, 03:38 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Ferns don't bloom or make seed. They make spores and those do not look like spores at all.
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Those are spore capsules, the equivalent of "blooms" on a fern. One of the common names of Trichomanes is bristle fern. It does better as a terrarium plant.
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I guess. It's not like sori that I've seen. I see this sold all the time at petco. If only they sold the "real" B.heudelotii. They are pricey even small on the internet.
The OP didn't say what happened or how long it lasted. Not long I bet.
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Lol i didnt know plants bloomed under water.
Yes, plants can bloom underwater. My Anubia and Buce bloom constantly underwater. It's weird because their flowers are distinctly insect pollination type, yet there are no underwater bees or butterfly. Some fully aquatic plants such as Vals develop inconspicuous flowers pollinated by water current.

Ferns are non-flowering plants that will never flower. So OP's pics aren't flower but something else.
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Yes, plants can bloom underwater. My Anubia and Buce bloom constantly underwater. It's weird because their flowers are distinctly insect pollination type, yet there are no underwater bees or butterfly. Some fully aquatic plants such as Vals develop inconspicuous flowers pollinated by water current.

Ferns are non-flowering plants that will never flower. So OP's pics aren't flower but something else.
Maybe Mayflys?..a joke. But who knows,maybe aquatic insects who crawl over them at the right time pollinate them...and when the water goes down in the dry season,seeds ripen then fall off.
But yeah,hard to imagine pollen sticking to bugs underwater...never know.
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In nature, most of them probably grow in shallower water than your tank, and the flower stalk extends above the surface. Any flowers that dont reach the surface probably dont get to make seeds.
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In nature, most of them probably grow in shallower water than your tank, and the flower stalk extends above the surface. Any flowers that dont reach the surface probably dont get to make seeds.
That's about right..same for fern spores...if the frond is above water,they disperse,under water they most likely just rot,if they even form.

I just saw a new vid on Bolbitis difformis..those sell for a good price too. I doubt they even live for 95% of those who buy them. What a tough grow. Hardly aquatic.
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Thanks for sharing ! very cool to see
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