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Ok, so I found this picture labled "silk pothos" with no scientific name. As a plant nut looking at a potential terrarium plant (do I keep frogs just to get the plants? Or get the plants just to get more frogs?) I really want to know what it is!

http://www.victoria-dove.com/images/silk-potos1.jpg

I seem to be all about the plants this week lol. If I'm gonna be sick, might as well grab the parents' camera and take snapshots of the green things (some of the nicer shots being found in my gallery).
 

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This is a Scindapsus. Most likely what they call siamese (spelling?). It's actually just the mature leaved form of Scindapsus picta.


Beetle is alive!!!!

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I agree it is a Scindapsus pictus knock off.

We used many silk plants in breeding tanks while I was down in Florida due to a white fly breakout. The white flys devoured all the pothos leaving the frogs without enogh cover, so we drained the local craft store of all 99 cent silk plants. They seemed to work out well and some frogs even used them as laying sites, probably that smooth silky feeling closed the deal.

Once the white flys were ereadicated using a parasitic wasp we replanted the tanks.

Keep the plant pics coming Corey

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Beetle returns!!!! Welcome back!

Thanks for the responses guys, I thought it'd be something along those lines, but I've only seen the newly planted cutting of pictus and never the older leaves.... makes sense looking back on it. While I don't have pictus (yet :twisted: ) its nice to know that this isn't another mystery plant to add to my list... but rather a plant already on my list.

What am I saying, I'm a plant-aholic and if it lives in a dart tank, I wanna give it a try! Thank god I my roomate turned frog nut and loves all the plants.

Now the real question is..... do I get more plants as a reason to get more frogs..... or more frogs as a reason to get more plants?!
 

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I can't really tell from the picture, does that plant have a silverish sheen to it? If it's what I think your're talking about, I had some of that in my previous viv setup. It was a nice plant, the silver sheen really stands out under full spectrum light.
 
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