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...

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Scientific Name: Eleocharis acicularis Common Name: Dwarf Hairgrass Substrate: Some clay of benefit Lighting: Bright pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 50-77°F (10-25°C) Height: 8 in (20 cm), but usually smaller in aquarium specimens Distribution: Worldwide in the warmer regions Characteristics: Grasslike plant growing in rosettes. Leaves are...

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...

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 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 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 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 Aponogeton rigidifolius

    Family Name: Aponogetonaceae (water hawthorn family) Scientific Name: Aponogeton rigidifolius Common Name: None Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Bright; 50 watts per 25 gallons (100 L) pH value: 5.5-6.5 Hardness: 1-3°dCH Temperature: 72-82°F (22-28°C) Height: 24 in (60 cm) Distribution: Sri Lanka Characteristics: Leaves stemmed, stiffly erect, slightly brittle, rough and hard;...

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 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...

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