- Expert Level: Medium
- Type: Stem
- Growth Rate: High - Compared to other plants
- Height: 5-5+cm - Average height of the plant after two months in the aquarium
- Light Demand: Medium - The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0.5 Watts/Liter (2 Watts/US Gallon)
- CO2 Demand: Low - A medium need in CO2 is 6 - 14mg/L. A high demand for CO2 is approximately 15 - 25mg/L
Hydrocotyle sp."Japan" is the popular name of the plant in different plant forums. It is a variant of Hydrocotyle tripartita from South-East Asia.
It is characterised by fast, compact growth and small, intense green leaves on vertical stems. The plant is carpet-forming (5-10 cm tall) and its compact growth can be promoted by physically pressing the carpet with your hand when maintaining your aquarium (mechanical retardation).
Carpet formation and compact growth do best in good light.
IMPORTANT: While we do our best to ensure that your Tropica plants arrive to you safe and sound - they are only guaranteed to "arrive alive" if UPS Express, Expedited, or Canada Post Xpresspost or Priority shipping methods are chosen at checkout.
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