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Limnophila aquatica

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An extremely beautiful aquarium plant circled by light-green and finely branched leaves from South-East Asia. In the right growing conditions with added CO2 and a nutritious bottom this plant grows fast and can become 25-50 cm long and each stem up to 15 cm wide. In good light it forms horizontal side shoots and becomes attractive and bushy.
Most decorative when several stems are planted in a small group. In open aquariums it sometimes sends shoots above the water surface, forming small blue flowers.

Type

Stem

Origin

Asia

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

Growth rate

High

Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.

Height

20 - 30+

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

Low

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