Quick plant statistics for Aponogeton Crispus

Scientific Name: Aponogeton Crispus Common Name: Wavy-edged Swordplant Substrate: Rich with nutrients Lighting: Not critical pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 6-77°F (20-25°C) Height: Up to 18 in (45 cm) Distribution: Southeast Asia, especially Sri Lanka. Characteristics: Short or long leaf stocks, depending on the light intensity Aquarium use: Middleground...

Quick plant statistics for Cryptocoryne cordata

Family Name: Araceae Scientific Name: Cryptocoryne cordata Common Name: Trumpet Cryptocoryne Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Moderate to bright pH value: 6.8-7.2 Hardness: 3-8°dH Temperature: 68-79°F (20-26°C) Height: Up to 8 in (20 cm) Distribution: Sri Lanka Characteristics: Egg-shapeed to ovate leaves with prominet midrib and wavy margins. Upper surface is pale...

Quick plant statistics for the Giant Red Rotalia

Scientific Name: Rotala Macrandra Common Name: Giant Red Rotalia Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Very bright pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: At least 77°F (25°C) Height: Up to 18 in (45 cm) Distribution: India Characteristics: A Herbaceous plant that has egg-shaped leaves in pairs, the upper is...

Quick plant statistics for Cryptocoryne affinis

  Family Name: Araceae (arum family) Scientific Name: Cryptocoryne affinis Common Name: Prolific Cryptocoryne Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Moderate pH value: 6.8-7.0 Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 72-79°F (22-26°C) Height: 6-12 in (15-30 cm) Distribution: Southwestern Malayan Peninsula Characteristics: Leaves are soft, long and lanceolate, with short petioles. Under aquarium conditions leaves take...

Quick plant statistics for Echinodorus horemanni

Family Name: Alismataceae Scientific Name: Echinodorus horemanni Common Name: None Substrate: Rich Lighting: Medium pH value: 6.5-7.5 Hardness: 2-15°dH Temperature: 64-79°F (18-26°C) Height: Over 24 in (60 cm) Distribution: Southern Brazil Characteristics: Leaves short-stemmed, lanceolate, stiff, parchment-like, dark green, slightly undate along the margins. Aquarium use: Showplant, only for very tall tanks

Quick plant statistics for the Japanese Rush

Scientific Name: Acorus gramineus Common Name: Japanese Rush Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Not critical pH value: 6.8 - 7.5 Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 59-70°F (15-21°C) Height: 12 in (30 cm) Distribution: Eastern Asia Characteristics: Slow-growing plant w/ dark green leaves in fan shaped clumps. Roots are very tough and...

Quick plant statistics for the Nymphaea lotus

Family Name: Nymphaeaceae Scientific Name: Nymphaea lotus Common Name: Lotus Lily; Egyptian Water Lily; Egyptian Lily; White Lily Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Bright pH value: 5.5-7.5 Hardness: 2-12°dH Temperature: 72-82°F (22-28°C) Height: 10-20 in (2-50 cm) Distribution: East Africa, Madagascar, Southeast Asia Characteristics: Submersed leaves stemmed, roundish to oval slightly undate...

Quick plant statistics for the Dwarf Sagittaria

Scientific Name: Sagittaria Subulata Var.Subulata Common Name: Dwarf Sagittaria Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Moderate pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 55-79°F (13-26°C) Height: 12 in (30 cm) Distribution: Atlantic coast of North America Characteristics: A grasslike plant with very narrow leaves Aquarium use: Middleground, plant in groups of at...

Quick plant statistics for the Red Hygrophila

Scientific Name: Alternanthera reineckii 'Pink' (roseafolia) Common Name: Red Hygrophila Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Very bright pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 64-68°F (18-20°C) Height: 20 in (50 cm) Distribution: Tropical regions Characteristics: Extermely attractive, deepest red coloration of any aquatic species Aquarium use: Middle to background. Difficult to...

Quick plant statistics for the Anubias barteri Round Leaf

  Family Name: Araceae (arum family) Scientific Name: Anubias barteri var. barteri Common Name: Anubias barteri Round Leaf Substrate: Rich Lighting: Subdued; 30 watts per 25 gallons (100 L) pH value: 6.0 - 7.5 Hardness: 2-15°dH Temperature: 72-82°F (22-28°C) Height: Up to 12 in (30 cm) Distribution: Tropical West Africa Characteristics: Thick creeping...

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