What?! Is this duckweed???

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Sooo. Long story short I had some guppies in a 10 gallon. I moved the fuplies to a 15 gallon and emptied the 10, completely rinsed everything and set up the tank on my new stand.

I found a little floating plant. It looks like duckweed to me. I have never EVER had duckweed in any of my tanks. how in the world did it get there? Is it duckweed or something else?
 

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Yes, it is duckweed. Who knows how you got it. It could have been thrown in accidently by one of your LFS workers, the last time you bought fish/plants. That how I got all of my Salvinia, lol.
 
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Yes, it is duckweed. Who knows how you got it. It could have been thrown in accidently by one of your LFS workers, the last time you bought fish/plants. That how I got all of my Salvinia, lol.
I havent bought fish or plants in 8 months! (For that tank)
 
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I'm fine with having duckweed, in fact very happy if I do. I don't mind removing it. I'm just mind blown that its there, I could swear it wasn't when I drained the tank.
 

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Personally I don't think that looks like duckweed. That being said I literally have no clue what I think it is.. Something along the very vague lines of a seedling or something?
Could be wrong though. I've only kept giant duckweed before.
 

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Sooo. Long story short I had some guppies in a 10 gallon. I moved the fuplies to a 15 gallon and emptied the 10, completely rinsed everything and set up the tank on my new stand.

I found a little floating plant. It looks like duckweed to me. I have never EVER had duckweed in any of my tanks. how in the world did it get there? Is it duckweed or something else?
Looks kinda like an alfalfa sprout.
I think the roots are to wide to be connected to the green part. Duckweed is flat and has multiple hairline roots.
At least what I recall from last year
 

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