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Ignore the photo quality. This was taken in a low light setting without flash. 8-[

I got a clump of 4 plant for c$ 3.00.

I think its wendtii 'Chameleon'

 

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Here is a photo of the roots on the plant

btw, if this is chameleon, it is a hybrid plant.
 

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There is a photo of 'Chameleon' in the aquarium plant handbook. It is a hybrid created in Singapore.

I saw a couple of anubias with similar leave pattern as well, but I dont like anubias so I didn't get it.

A couple months ago, I saw this crypt at another store going for 7.99 a plant. :shock:. At $3 for 4, I just couldn't resist getting it.
 

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Good question, The title of the book is 'The Aquarium Plant Handbook'
It is a coilbook.

On the back of the book, it does say Oriental Aquarium :mrgreen:

I dont have the proper setup for flowering crypt. It is in 2.5" deep water with 1.5" sand/peat substrate. light is 4" away from the water.

I am using this setup to experiment with growing foreground plants in shallow water and 15watt NO bulb.

I had help building the tank out of wood and pond liner.
I would need to build a custom dome if I want it to grow plants out of the water.
 

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I emailed oriental aquarium and asked them what it is.

Hopefully I will get a reply from them in the next couple of business days.
 

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It looks very much like the spathiphyllum sp. shown in the oriental book. This family is use to purify the air. It require very low light and can be grown in marsh condition.

I didn't add it to the fish tank, it is growing in a marsh condition anyways.

Not bad, now I have 4 plant for the house. :mrgreen:
 

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I have a powerhead right above the nasaea. It would be difficult to raise it close to the surface.

On a side note, I have never seen this plant in a garden shop before.
 
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