Lilaeopsis mauritiana

 

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This Lilaeopsis species demands less light than Lilaeopsis brasiliensis and stays low (5-10 cm “lawn”). Tropica's founder, Holger Windeløv, found it on Mauritius in 1992. The plants height and distance between its leaves depend on the light intensity. The more light it gets, the lower the plant and the denser the leaves. The runners spread round the aquarium. To be planted like Lilaeopsis brasiliensis. 

 

 

Plant info

Type: Stolon
Origin:Africa
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 :Medium
A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.