Alternanthera reineckii Rosanervig

 

Layouts containing this plant

Plant in 5 cm pot.

Vibrant pink leaves with light nerves characterise this vigorous culture form. The plant has a compact form of growth and the stalk does not grow as strong as other Alternanthera. Suitable for planting in the mid-section of the aquarium – and even in the front when cut well. As for all Alternanthera, good light and fertilizer conditions, as well as CO2 additive is material for growth and colour development.

 

Plant info

Type: Stem
Origin:Cultivar
Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.
Growth rate:Medium
Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height:5 - 20+
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.