The Amazon Sword plant is very popular in the aquarium hobby because of its impressive size, its simple yet majestic beauty, and its minimal care requirements. This plant can grow up to 20 inches in height with the proper lighting and water quality. It is a member of the Rosette plants, which are known for their extremely short stem axes and the way their leaves grow upward from the base of the plant.
The plant is named for its sword-shaped leaves, which vary in color from pale to dark green. Its leaves become quite large, making this a perfect background plant for a large aquarium or a wonderful centerpiece in a small aquarium. This ships as a potted plant with 5-10 leaves and stems that are at least 6 inches in length.
Ships as a potted plant with 5 to 10 leaves and stems that are at least 6 inches in height
Very hardy and low maintenance aquatic plant that can grow up to 20 inches in height
Bright and healthy; directly from a dedicated tank which causes your plant arrive in good shape
Does not need special or high intensity lighting; can be kept in any freshwater aquarium
Provides biofilm, hiding places, and security for the young when you place it in a breeding tank
Product Information Specifications for Amazon Sword Plant - Live Aquarium Plants by Aquatic Arts Below:
Amazon Sword - Echinodorus Bleheri Beginner Live Aquarium Plants
Brand: Mabes Warehouse
Lighting Requirements: Medium - High Difficulty Level: Beginner Growth Rates: Medium Water Temperature: Tropical CO2: Not Required Country/Region of Manufacture: United States They are capable of reaching approximately 20 inches in height under proper water conditions. The Amazon Sword Plant has short rhizomes, numerous lance shaped leaves that are pale to dark green with sharply pointed tips, and fairly short stems. It is an amphibious plant that will grow either partially or fully submersed. Best cultivated in large aquariums, Amazon Sword Plants make a great focal point if used singly. When used in groups, they create an interesting background when grown with other aquarium plants.
Origin: Amazon River - now all over North and South America Temperature: Nearly immaterial Lighting: Medium to high Biggest Threats: African cichlids, apple snails, medications, and koi Size: Can grow up to three feet in a pond Foods: Fish wastes and fertilizer Water: Nearly immaterial
Anubias Nana 'Petite' on Driftwood | Live Aquarium Freshwater Plants Decorations
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Growth Rates: Slow - Medium Water Type: Fresh Lighting Requirements: Low - High Nutrient Substrate: Not Required Water Temperature: Tropical CO2: Not Required Anubias nana 'Petite' is a smallest form of Anubias family. Anubias nana Ã‚'PetiteÃ‚' is composed of several small leaves and a hard stalky stem called a rhizome. The entire plant grows to approximately 2 inch wide by 2 inch tall (5 cm). The Ã‚Â½ inch wide (1 cm) leaves are beautifully round and dark green. These tiny leaves sprout from a rhizome which extends roots that anchor the plant to rocks and the substrate.