Quick plant statistics for the Malayan Sword

Scientific Name: Aglaonema simplex Common Name: Malayan Sword; Borneo Sword Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Moderate pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 73°F (23°C) Height: 15 in (38 cm) Distribution: Malaysia Characteristics: Leaves reddish when young, mid to dark green mature, are broadly ovate with bluntly pointed tips....

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 Eleocharis acicularis

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 Aponogeton Ulvaceus

Scientific Name: Aponogeton Ulvaceus Common Name: None Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Not critical pH value: About 7.5 Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 72°F (22°C) Height: Up to 24 in (60 cm) Distribution: Northern and central Madagascar. Characteristics: Permanently submerged, that grows in still or flowing water. Aquarium use: Middleground specimen plant. From Tropica: Aponogeton ulvaceus...

Quick plant statistics for the Red Ammannia

  Scientific Name: Ammannia senegalensis Common Name: Red Ammannia Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Very bright pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 68-79°F (20-26°C) Height: 18 in (45 cm) Distribution: Tropical and subtopical Africa Characteristics: A herbaceous plant with erect and prostrate growth patterns, depending on water level. Leaves...

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 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 nana

Scientific Name: Anubias barteri var. nana Common Name: Dwarf Anubias Substrate: Rich Lighting: Subdued pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 77°F (25°C) Height: 6 in (15 cm) Distribution: Tropical West Africa Characteristics: Dark green elliptical to egg-shaped leaves are borne on short petioles that arise from a creeping...

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