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Tropica Hygrophila 'Siamensis 53B' Blister Pack

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SKU TRO053BPCS

Hygrophila 'Siamensis 53B'

Live aquatic plant in pot, packed in a breathable blister packaging to go.

Hygrophila corymbosa 'Siamensis 53B' is a variety of Hygrophila corymbosa 'Siamensis'.

This Hygrophila 'Siamensis 53B' forms an incredible amount of side shoots and becomes bushy relatively rapidly. Stems becomes 15-40 cm tall and 7-12 cm wide. Its beautiful bright green leaves are narrower than the regular 'Siamensis' and it can achieve red-brown leaves in good light conditions. An undemanding, fast growing plant that must be pruned frequently to maintain a bushy growth.

Plant info

Type:

Stem

Origin:

Asia

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:

15 - 30+

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

Light demand:

Low

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

CO2 :

Low

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

The easy plants

  • These plants can thrive and grow well in low-light aquariums.

  • CO2 supply is recommended because the CO2 supply, despite the low light, ensures the growth of the plants.

  • The time expenditure per week is less than ½ hour because the plants grow slowly.

  • Bottom substrate at the beginning and liquid fertiliser for weekly use.