- Expert Level: Medium
- Type: Stem
- Growth Rate: Medium - Compared to other plants
- Height: 15-30+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: Medium - A medium need in CO2 is 6 - 14mg/L. A high demand for CO2 is approximately 15 - 25mg/L
Hygrophila pinnatifida originates from India. It obtains brown, patched leaves on the surface with a distinctive burgundy colour underneath. It creates horizontal side shoots and the top shoots should be pinched out in order to maintain compact and attractive growth. The horizontal side shoots easily attach to both wood and rocks.
Growth is moderate, stems 15-40 cm tall and 10-20 cm wide, and the colour is attractive when planted in small groups with a plain background. Intense lighting ensures compact growth due to the plant's slow to medium growth rate.
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.
|Display request for quote||No|