Quick plant statistics for the Water wisteria

Scientific Name: Hygrophila difformis Common Name: Water wisteria Substrate: Plain wased gravel Lighting: Bright pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: At least 68°F (20°C) Height: Up to 18 in (45 cm) Distribution: Southeast Asia Characteristics: A variable plant, depending on how it is grown Aquarium use: A corner or background...

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 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 the Water Lettuce

Scientific Name: Pistia Stratiotes Common Name: Water Lettuce Substrate: Not applicable Lighting: Bright pH value: 6.5 to 7.0 Hardness: 3 to 6°dH Temperature: 72°F (22°C) Height: A large floating plant ( cm) Distribution: Found in most tropical zones Characteristics: A floating plant with leaves in a rosette pattern. Trailing roots...

Quick plant statistics for the Nymphaea lotus

Family Name: Nymphaeaceae Scientific Name: Nymphaea lotus Common Name: Lotus Lily; Egyptian Water Lily; Egyptian Lily; White Lily Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Bright pH value: 5.5-7.5 Hardness: 2-12°dH Temperature: 72-82°F (22-28°C) Height: 10-20 in (2-50 cm) Distribution: East Africa, Madagascar, Southeast Asia Characteristics: Submersed leaves stemmed, roundish to oval slightly undate...

Quick plant statistics for Nuphar japonicum

Scientific Name: Nuphar japonicum Common Name: Japanese Spatterdock Substrate: Rich, with clay Lighting: Bright pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 54-77°F (12-25°C) Height: 24 in (60 cm) Distribution: Japan and adjacent islands Characteristics: Fleshy petioles up to 12 in (30 cm) or more in length arise from a...

Quick plant statistics for the Dwarf Hygrophila

Scientific Name: Hygrophila polysperma Common Name: Dwarf Hygrophila Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Bright pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 59-86°F (15-30°C) Height: 18 in (45 cm) Distribution: Southeast Asia Characteristics: Small-leaved herbaceous plant that grows well emersed and submersed. Leaves broadly lanceolate with rounded tips, bourne in...

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 the Melon Sword

  Family Name: Alismataceae Scientific Name: Echinodorus osiris Common Name: Melon Sword Substrate: Rich Lighting: Dim to Medium pH value: 6.5-7.5 Hardness: 5-18°dH Temperature: 65-82°F (18-28°C) Height: 20 in (50 cm) Distribution: Southern Brazil Characteristics: Leaves stemmed, lanceolate, slightly undate along the margins, green; young leaves are reddish. Aquarium use: Showplant, only for very tall...

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

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