Skip to product information
1 of 3

Tropica

Lilaeopsis mauritiana

Regular price
$12.99 CAD
Regular price
Sale price
$12.99 CAD
Shipping calculated at checkout.
This Lilaeopsis species demands less light than Lilaeopsis brasiliensis and stays low (5-10 cm “lawn”). Tropica's founder, Holger Windeløv, found it on Mauritius in 1992. The plants height and distance between its leaves depend on the light intensity. The more light it gets, the lower the plant and the denser the leaves. The runners spread round the aquarium. To be planted like Lilaeopsis brasiliensis.

Type

Stolon

Origin

Africa

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

5 - 10+

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

Light demand

Medium

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

CO2

Medium

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