Quick plant statistics for the Sword Plant or Creeping Burhead

Family Name: Alismataceae Scientific Name: Echinodorus cordifolius Common Name: Sword Plant or Creeping Burhead Substrate: Rich Lighting: Medium pH value: 6.5-7.5 Hardness: 5-15°dH Temperature: 72-82°F (22-28°C) Height: 20 in (50 cm) Distribution: Central and southern North America, Mexico Characteristics: Leaves stemmed, cordate, brilliant green. Floating leaves long stemmed. Aquarium use: Showplant, only for very...

Quick plant statistics for the Broad-leaf Amazon Sword

  Family Name: Alismataceae Scientific Name: Echinodorus bleheri Common Name: Broad-leaf Amazon Sword Substrate: Rich, with clay Lighting: Not critical pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 68-81°F (20-27°C) Height: Up to 15 in (38 cm) Distribution: South America Characteristics: Lanceolate leaves are pale to dark green with sharply pointed tips. Aquarium use: Middleground From Tropica: Echinodorus...

Quick plant statistics for the Amazon Sword Plant

Family Name: Alismataceae Scientific Name: Echinodorus amazonicus Common Name: Amazon Sword Plant Substrate: Rich Lighting: Moderate pH value: 6.5-7.2 Hardness: 2-18°dH Temperature: 72-86°F (22-30°C) Height: 20 in (50 cm) Distribution: Brazil Characteristics: Leaves narrow-lanceolate, often slightly curved in a scimitar shape Aquarium use: Specimen plant

Quick plant statistics for the Water Hedge

Scientific Name: Didiplis diandra Common Name: Water Hedge Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Subdued pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 64°F (18°C) Height: 12 in (30 cm) Distribution: Wet habitats in southern North America Characteristics: Pale green linear leaves borne on a thin, much-branch stem. Leaves are about...

Quick plant statistics for Cryptocoryne willisii

  Family Name: Araceae Scientific Name: Cryptocoryne willisii Common Name: Willis' 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: Leaves stemmed, oblong-oval to lanceolate, green; stems brownish to green. Produces runners in large...

Quick plant statistics for Cryyptocoryne wendtii

Scientific Name: Cryyptocoryne wendtii Common Name: None 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: Dwarfs- 5 in (13 cm), Large- 8 in (20 cm) Distribution: Sri Lanka Characteristics: Egg-shaped to ovate leaves with a prominent midrib and wavy...

Quick plant statistics for Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia

Family Name: Araceae Scientific Name: Cryptocoryne pontederiifolia Common Name: None Substrate: Nutrient-Rich bottom. Lighting: Moderate pH value: 6.0-7.2 Hardness: 2-12°dH Temperature: 72-82°F (22-28°C) Height: 14 in (35 cm) Distribution: Sumatra, Borneo Characteristics: Thin rizome. Leaves stemmed, oval-lanceolate, slightly burled, green. underside pale rose. Aquarium use: Middleground

Quick plant statistics for Cryptocoryne nevillii

Scientific Name: Cryptocoryne nevillii Common Name: Dwarf Cryp' Substrate: Fine gravel Lighting: Bright pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 68°F (20°C) minimum Height: 4 in (10 cm) Distribution: Sri Lanka Characteristics: Bright green on both upper and lower surfaces. Narrowly elliptical to lanceolate in shape, 2-4 in (5-10...

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 Cryptocoryne ciliata

Scientific Name: Cryptocoryne ciliata Common Name: None Substrate: Add iron-Rich clay Lighting: Bright pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 68°F (20°C) Height: 20 in (50 cm) Distribution: S.E. Asia Characteristics: Leaves are lanceolate to broad lanceolate in shape, pale green to mid-green in color. Edges are slightly wavy. Aquarium...

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