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I'm usually pretty go about not impulse buying anything.. but yesterday I saw an Alocasia (no breed/sub species within the family name given- Label just says "Alocasia Alocasia") that looked very healthy... so I grabbed it >.>''
Now if I can get help IDing it.. we'll see how much buyers remorse I'll have depending on what size monster it will turn into! For some reason I was under the impression this thing stayed about 12"-16" when I grabbed it.. opps
Google doesn't help, looking it up a few images re-occur over a 2-3 names and several look very similar.
I'm guessing this is either 'White Knight', Amaonica, or Sanderiana?




Thank you in advance for your input!

And no, this will not be going in a viv (at least not the one I am currently planning) as it is already pushing the max height of the tank after adding false bottom and substrate.
 

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I'm guessing 'Polly' simply because it seems like the most common one found at Lowes.
Thank you for the input! I did not see that breed/hybrid in my first search. Looking up polly it seems they get between 12-24" and prefer "slightly higher humidty". Since I don't have a viv tall enough for it atm I may slap it on the riparium of my currently fish-less tank and put the heater back in to warm the water to get a little extra evaporation so it gets a tiny bit of humidity.. but my house is fairly dry (50% humidty), hopefully it does well ^^''
 

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Ya its deffinitely "polly" . It will do good anywhere you put it , you bought it at a home improvement store . Make sure you wash it and get rid of all the potting soil if you are going to use it in a vivarium , reptarium , terrarium etc ....
 

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Ya its deffinitely "polly" . It will do good anywhere you put it , you bought it at a home improvement store . Make sure you wash it and get rid of all the potting soil if you are going to use it in a vivarium , reptarium , terrarium etc ....
Thank you for the added confirmation on ID. And no worries, this isn't my first house plant from a store known to use pesticides, I have several in my ripariums. A very through, careful rinsing before 'planting' and I've had no fish stress/disease/death since I started using them in April ^^
 
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