Echinodorus grisebachii 'Tropica'


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Echinodorus grisebachii 'Tropica', also known as Echinodorus parviflorus 'Tropica', is a small, distinctive sword plant that was discovered in the Tropica nursery in Denmark during the 1980s. This plant is well-suited for the foreground or middle ground of aquariums due to its compact size, which typically ranges from 5 to 10 cm in height. It forms a spreading rosette of medium to dark green, slightly bullate leaves that are narrow and obovate, resembling Samolus valerandi.


Plant info

Type: Rosulate
Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.
Growth rate:Slow
Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height:5 - 10+
Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.
Light demand:Low
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.