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Lagenandra meeboldii 'Red'

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This plant is originally from India and is quite similar to a medium-sized, broad-leaved Cryptocoryne. It can be used in the aquarium like Cryptocorynes, but needs sufficient light to develop colours.
The leaves are 4-8 cm wide and 6-12 cm long, so the whole plant becomes relatively wide.
The colours range from dusty green with bright violet to red-violet often on the same leaf. New leaves are pale pink.

Type

Rosulate

Origin

Asia

Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.

Growth rate

Slow

Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.

Height

10 - 20+

Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.

Light demand

Low

The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.

CO2

Low

A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.