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Myriophyllum mattogrossense

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Myriophyllum matogrossense originates from Mato Grosso in the Rio Amazonas, Brazil. It has decorative and feather-like, reddish stems (30-60 cm long) and finely divided bright green leaves (5 cm wide).
In good light conditions the leaves spread out in a fan shape. Myriophyllum is relatively easy and is suitable for the background. It needs frequent trims to maintain its bushy form. It is fast growing and requires a good deal of nutrition.
A good starter plant.

Type

Stem

Origin

South America

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

Medium

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