Quick plant statistics for Cryptocoryne blassii

Scientific Name: Cryptocoryne blassii Common Name: Giant Cryp' Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Not critical pH value: Not critical Hardness: 5-11°dH Temperature: 77°F (25°C) Height: 12-16 in (30-40 cm) Distribution: Thailand Characteristics: Narrow ovate leaves with acute bases and bluntly pointed tips. Color of upper surface varies fron olive-green to...

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 Crinum natans

Family Name: Amaryllidaceae (amaryllis family) Scientific Name: Crinum natans Common Name: None Substrate: Nutrient-Rich bottom Lighting: Very bright pH value: 5.5-7.0 Hardness: 2-10°dH Temperature: 54-77°F (12-25°C) Height: 20-40 in (50-100 cm) Distribution: Africa Characteristics: Leaves unstemmed, ligamentous, bright green and burled; more heavily burled in good light than in shade. Aquarium use: Background Plant From Tropica: Crinum...

Quick plant statistics for Japanese Moss Ball, Cladophora aegagropila

  Scientific Name: Cladophora aegagropila Common Name: Japanese Moss Ball Substrate: Immaterial - not rooted Lighting: Strong Light preferred, 12 hours pH value: Not critical (7.0) Hardness: Soft to Hard water Temperature: Not critical, 59 to 80°F (15 to 27°C) Height: 4 to 12-inch diameter. Distribution: Japan, Northern Europe...

Quick plant statistics for the Indian Fern

Scientific Name: Ceratopteris thalictroides Common Name: Watersprite, Indian Fern Substrate: Peaty Medium helps Lighting: Bright pH value: 5-6.5 Hardness: 5-6°dH Temperature: 68-75°F (20-25°C) Height: 15 in (38 cm) Distribution: Widely in tropical regions Characteristics: True water fern that grow emersed, submersed and as a floating plant. Normal color is emerald...

Quick plant statistics for Cardamine

  Scientific Name: Cardamine lyrata Common Name: Cardamine Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Strong Light preferred pH value: Not critical (7.0) Hardness: Soft to Hard water Temperature: Slightly colder, 59 to 75°F (15-24°C) Height: 1 foot to 2 feet Distribution: East Asia & Japan Characteristics: Cardamine lyrata is actually a marsh...

Quick plant statistics for the African Water Fern

Scientific Name: Bolbitis heudelotii Common Name: African Water Fern Substrate: N/A Lighting: Subdued pH value: Not critical Hardness: 3-18°dH Temperature: 72-82°F (22-28°C) Height: 10-15 in (25-38 cm) when submerged, but much larger in emersed specimens Distribution: Tropical West Africa Characteristics: Dark green to black creeping rhizome covered in short black...

Quick plant statistics for Barclaya longifolia

  Family Name: Nymphaeceae Scientific Name: Barclaya longifolia Common Name: Orchid Lily Substrate: Rich, lime free Lighting: Not critical pH value: 6.8-7.2 Hardness: 4-6°dH Temperature: 77-86°F (25-30°C) Height: 14 in (35 cm) Distribution: Malaya, Thailand and Burma Characteristics: Rosette of lanceolate leaves with undulating margins and borne on short petioles. Upper leaf surface...

Quick plant statistics for the American Cress

Scientific Name: Armoracia Aquatica Common Name: American Cress Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Bright pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 64-77°F (18-25°C) Height: Up to 3in, spikes may reach 10 in (8cm) Distribution: Eastern North America Characteristics: A submerged plant with brittle leaves Aquarium use: Foreground

Quick plant statistics for Aponogeton undulatus

  Family Name: Aponogetonaceae Scientific Name: Aponogeton undulatus Common Name: None Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Not critical pH value: 6.8-7.2 Hardness: 10-15°dH Temperature: 72-82°F 22-28°C) Height: 16 in (40 cm) Distribution: India and Indochina Characteristics: Leaves stemmed, light green, leaf margins undate, markedly so if in a bright spot Aquarium use: Middleground

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