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 #3025  by AdeDunn
 07 Apr 2017 17:29
Ok, as promised, this is what the mangroves look like now (freshwater tank, but should actually do a bit better in brackish. Flowering plant is one in the same family as African violets). I know most folks use small tanks, so I doubt you'd fit more than one per.
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 #3093  by odin
 15 Apr 2017 14:34
'Batophora oerstedi' is apparently another plant/algae that can survive in brackish conditions:

see http://macroalgae.org/portal/taxa/index.php?taxon=18649
and
https://www.flickr.com/photos/jsjgeology/16326642277/

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University of Michigan
Catalog #: 678864
Occurrence ID (GUID): f8cf9567-3b11-404d-b4e9-9acef82d1940
Taxon: Batophora oerstedii J.Agardh
Family: Dasycladaceae
Collector: Albert J. Bernatowicz 51-864
Date: 05 February 1951
Locality: Bermuda, Emily Bay, south side of Saint David Island
32.370233 -64.671492 +-148m
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 #3721  by opae ula related
 14 Aug 2017 17:57
This breeder has these mosses in his tank - Java, Susswassertang, and some Anchor

 #3723  by odin
 14 Aug 2017 21:10
nice find!
 #6599  by Arnold
 26 Jan 2019 00:51
I have Samolus valerandi aka Water pinpernel or Brookweed growing really good in my Neocaridina shrimptank I could try it with the Opaes and see

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 #6601  by opae ula related
 26 Jan 2019 05:26
Arnold wrote:I have Samolus valerandi aka Water pinpernel or Brookweed growing really good in my Neocaridina shrimptank I could try it with the Opaes and see

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Is this a picture of your tank?
 #6612  by Arnold
 26 Jan 2019 23:02
No that foto its from the net, behind that gigantic Nymphaea stellata bulb you can see some of my Samolus, they grow really well for me
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