- Expert Level: Medium
- Type: Stem
- Growth Rate: Medium - Compared to other plants
- Height: 10-20cm - 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: Medium - A medium need in CO2 is 6 - 14mg/L. A high demand for CO2 is approximately 15 - 25mg/L
'Araguaia' is a river system in Brazil and it is under this name that the plant has become known.
There are many signs, however, that the plant is a Hygrophila lancea from Japan and Hong Kong.
The stem becomes 10-20 cm tall and 6-15 cm wide. It has compact, tight-sitting leaves and grows branches easily.
Pinching of the stems maintains a bushy look. The plant is reddish brown to purple in colour and is promoted by good growth conditions.
The growth rate is average for a Hygrophila.
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