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Tropica Ludwigia repens 'Rubin' in Pot

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$14.00
SKU TRO033D

Ludwigia repens 'Rubin'

Variety of Ludwigia repens from North America with striking dark red leaves and stalk. Stems from 20-50 cm and 4-6 cm wide. It makes a fine colour contrast to the green shades in the aquarium. Plant in large groups to enhance the decorative effect, and prune regularly to encourage bushy growth. The plant makes few demands, but if light is insufficient the lower leaves tend to fall off. In strong light the colour becomes more intense.

Plant info

Type:

Stem

Origin:

North America

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:

20 - 30+

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 :

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.