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Old 10-10-2014, 08:32 PM
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Hi,

I've seen this plant...or a similar species planted in many vivs. Does anyone know the species? Or the genus?



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Old 10-10-2014, 08:44 PM
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Default Re: Plant ID please.

It looks like Muehlenbeckia to me. This isn't really a viv plant, but maybe it will do OK.

If you want to grow something with a similar habit but more suited to vivs you should get some Peperomia or one of the slower-growing creeping Ficus.
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Old 10-10-2014, 11:57 PM
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Default Re: Plant ID please.

depending on your tank size, they can get wide, but not excessively tall...need consistent moisture...
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Devin got it--that is a Muehlenbeckia.
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Default Re: Plant ID please.

Thanks guys. I decided to plant it, I really like the leaf size and shape. I almost picked up some pilea and peperomias however all of the species available to me are a very dark green.

Looks like some have had some okay success with it. http://www.dendroboard.com/forum/pla...-complexa.html

Frogs seem to like it so far and it is so far doing quite well. No more room for plants in this viv. My Maranta spp. just went through a bloom. I think I need to start another viv.

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