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Echinodorus Tenellus Var. ‘Broad Leave’

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Echinodorus Tenellus Var. ‘Broad Leave’   Portion Size You will receive 4-5 small plants, similar to photos 2 and 3 in size. Description  Helanthium Tenellum Broad Leaf Family...
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Echinodorus Tenellus Var. ‘Broad Leave’

 

Portion Size

You will receive 4-5 small plants, similar to photos 2 and 3 in size.

Description

 Helanthium Tenellum Broad Leaf

Family Name: Haloragaceae

Origin: North America

Height: 2-3"

pH: 6.5-7.5

Care: Easy to Moderate

Light: Medium to High

Co2: Recommended

Propagation: Cut stem and replant

Growth rate: Moderate to Fast

Helanthium Tenellum is a carpeting grass-like plant that bears close resemblance to a mix between dwarf hair grass and micro swords.  The broad leaf variant has thicker leaves that look almost like Dwarf Sagittaria.  This plant grows by sending out lateral runners just like hairgrass and other swords and when grown under proper conditions can spread to cover the foreground of your aquarium.  For smaller nano tanks, this plant can also serve as a short background plant but adequate lighting and CO2 are recommended.

Remove tissue culture gel before planting.  Simply wash the gel away or soak the plant in water and squeeze the gel off with your fingers.  

 
Facts:

Echinodorus Tenellus Var. ‘Broad Leaf’ is a fast-growing plant that quickly spreads to form a dense carpet.
It can be used as a foreground plant, creating a lush and vibrant base for the aquascape.
The plant's leaves can vary in color from light green to dark green, depending on the lighting conditions.
Dos:

Provide moderate to high lighting for healthy growth and compact carpet formation.
Supplement with CO2 and nutrient-rich fertilizers to support vigorous growth and vibrant colors.
Regularly trim the plant to maintain its desired height and prevent overgrowth.
Don'ts:

Avoid shading the Echinodorus Tenellus Var. ‘Broad Leaf’ with other plants, as it can cause the carpet to thin out and hinder growth.
Do not let the plant carpet become too compacted, as it can lead to the accumulation of debris and hinder oxygen and nutrient flow.
Avoid using copper-based medications in the aquarium, as they can be toxic to the plant.

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