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Tropica Alternanthera Reineckii Rosanervig in Pot

by Tropica
$14.00
SKU TRO023D

Alternanthera reineckii Rosanervig

Plant in 5 cm pot.

Vibrant pink leaves with light nerves characterise this vigorous culture form. The plant has a compact form of growth and the stalk does not grow as strong as other Alternanthera. Suitable for planting in the mid-section of the aquarium – and even in the front when cut well. As for all Alternanthera, good light and fertilizer conditions, as well as CO2 additive is material for growth and colour development.

PLANT INFO:

Type:

Stem

Origin:

Cultivar

Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.

Growth rate:

Medium

Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.

Height:

5 - 20+

Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.

Light demand:

Medium

The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.

CO2 :

Medium

A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.

Plants that require a little extra:

  • The plants require 20-40 lumen (or ½ watt T5) per litre to thrive.

  • CO2 supply is recommended to help plants grow with good colour and density.

  • Weekly maintenance times of ½-1 hour will be required depending on the growth and development of the plants.

  • Bottom substrate and liquid fertilisers are required. Special fertiliser is recommended.