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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Aponogeton Boivinianus

Scientific Name: Aponogeton Boivinianus Common Name: None Substrate: Full of nutrients Lighting: Not critical pH value: Around 7.5 Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 64-77°F (18-25°C) Height: 30 in (75 cm) Distribution: Northern Madagascar Characteristics: Grows permanently submerged, stems may be 18 inches long. Aquarium use: Background or middleground specimen plant

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