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 Cryyptocoryne wendtii

Scientific Name: Cryyptocoryne wendtii Common Name: None 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: Dwarfs- 5 in (13 cm), Large- 8 in (20 cm) Distribution: Sri Lanka Characteristics: Egg-shaped to ovate leaves with a prominent midrib and wavy...

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;...

Brown Algae, Diatoms In Freshwater Tanks

Diatoms are very common algae (yes, they really are algae) in the world. They occur in freshwater, brackish water, seawater, soils, and damp exposed (emerse) situations. They have yellow-brown photosynthetic pigments,...

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 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 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 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 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 African Water Fern

Scientific Name: Bolbitis heudelotii Common Name: African Water Fern Substrate: N/A Lighting: Subdued pH value: Not critical Hardness: 3-18°dH Temperature: 72-82°F (22-28°C) Height: 10-15 in (25-38 cm) when submerged, but much larger in emersed specimens Distribution: Tropical West Africa Characteristics: Dark green to black creeping rhizome covered in short black...
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