Elatine hydropiper Tropica 1-2-Grow


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The creeping habit of this stem-plant highly attractive for creating carpets in the aquarium. The very small leaf size makes it an obvious choice for nano-tanks.

Its fresh green colour compliments wood, rocks and other plants extraordinary well and has made the plant increasingly popular.

The growth of Elatine hydropiper is quite similar to Hemianthus callitrichoides ‘Cuba’ and Glossostigma elatinoides but considerably slower, making it easier to maintain.

Type:     Carpeting
Growth rate:    Medium    (Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.)
Height:    3 – 5+    (Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.)
Light demand:    High    (The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.)
CO2 :    High    (A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.)

Tropica 1-2-Grow plants are very young plants cultivated and delivered directly from Tropica’s laboratory. The plants are guaranteed to be free from snails, algae and pesticides and therefore are totally harmless for sensitive shrimp and fish.

Additional information

Weight0.250 kg
Plant Group

Background Plants, Midground Plants, Tissue Culture




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