Fontinalis antipyretica


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Aquarium plant from tissue culture in closed cup.

Fontinalis antipyretica looks best when it reaches a bigger size. Hence, the bright green tips of each darker green stem becomes visible.

Fontinalis is a unassuming and easy moss, which do well also at lower temperatures, and does well in many types of aquariums. 


Plant info

Type: Moss
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:Medium
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.