Comments: This is a Premium Live Plant that can be hard to find, but we have a big selection of Premium Live Plants on our website to choose from.
Origin: The origin of this plant in the wild is somewhere in Asia.
Maximum Size: The usual maximum size for this plant is about 14" tall, but they can grow even larger if kept with good water quality and good lighting.
Compatibility: probably best to put this plant in an aquarium with smaller aquarium fish like Tetras, Cory Catfish, Guppies, Platys, Mollys, Swordtails, Rasboras, Small Barbs, and Gouramis, but many most Cichlids will dig and uproot plants.
Temperature: These plants like temperatures that range from 70 to 80-degrees F.
Water Conditions: These plants like water that ranges has a neutral pH and moderate hardness. Click here for a lot more information about aquarium water conditions.
Aquarium Size: These plants can be in any size aquarium, but probably do best in a deep aquarium with at least 30-gallons of water.
Decor: Live Plants don't need gravel, unless you are planning to root the plant, they will need no more than 1/4" of gravel, which is better for fish.
Just keep the plants in the plastic pot, or replace the plastic pot with a non-toxic terra cotta pot. Click here for more about aquarium gravel.
Aquarium Filter: Bio-Wheel Filters are highly recommended. A Penguin 350B Filter in a tall aquarium with 30-gallons of water is ideal. Click here to learn more about aquarium filters. The addition of Lava Rocks will keep nitrates in the ideal range. Click here to learn more about using Lava Rocks in aquariums.
Life Span: Live Plants live for several years and sometimes many years with proper care, good water, and premium food.
Popularity: For a long-long time Live Plants have been one of the most popular aquarium items.
Names: The scientific name for this plant is Hygrophila Corymbosa Compacta.
Variations: There are many variations of most live plants.
Click here for a lot more information about keeping and caring for Live Plants, including a picture gallery.
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