TROPICA Helanthium tenellum 'Green'

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1-2-Grow In-Vitro Plants

Free of snails and algae aquarium plant from tissue culture delivered in sealed cup.

> Easy and undemanding foreground plant
> Vivid, bright green colour
> Spreads readily with good conditions

SKU: TRO067ATC
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Description

Previously named Echinodorus tenellus 'Green'.

This small rosulate plant will easily make a 5-10 cm high carpet when the light is good and the bottom layer nutritious.
Even at an intense light level, this variety remains fresh green, unlike the usual, more reddish, Helanthium tenellum.

An easy and quite undemanding foreground plant.

How to plant

Plants with great success!

Tissue Cultures are very young plants cultivated and delivered directly from the laboratory. The plants are guaranteed to be free from snails, algae and pesticides and, therefore, are harmless for sensitive shrimp and fish.

Success with your aquarium depends largely on the proper plant choice. In a Tissue Culture cup, you are getting many plants that can be divided into small portions and cover a larger area. Plants are compact from the start, so you will experience dense and beautiful growth if you give them the right fertiliser and CO2!

  • Carefully take the plant out of the cup and rinse off the growing media.
  • To prevent mildew and algae, rinse with chlorine-free water.
  • Split the plant into 6-8 portions using your fingers or scissors (for small foreground plants).
  • Plant portions into the substrate using tweezers.
Then watch them grow!

Plant Info

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

Growth Rate
Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.

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

Light Demand
The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0.5 W/L.

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