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 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 Java Moss

    Scientific Name: Vesicularia dubyana Common Name: Java Moss Substrate: None Lighting: Medium pH value: 5.8 - 7.5 Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 68-86°F (20-30°C) Height: Two inches plus Distribution: South-East Asia Characteristics: Grows in clumps or balls attached to roots and rocks. Aquarium use: Good spawning plant for Characins, Barbs and the Rainbow...

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 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 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 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 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 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...

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