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Native Pondweed "Potamogeton"

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Native Pondweed "Potamogeton" Portion Size You will receive 12-15 leaves attached to bare-rooted stems. Description Common names: Blunt Pondweed, Slender Pondweed. This plant is often used as oxygenator in...
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Native Pondweed "Potamogeton"

Portion Size

You will receive 12-15 leaves attached to bare-rooted stems.

Description

Common names: Blunt Pondweed, Slender Pondweed.

This plant is often used as oxygenator in water gardens or ponds.

Presence in Australia: This species has been identified in the following Australian states: Qld, NSW, ACT, VIC, TAS, SA, WA.

Habitat: Stationary and slow-moving water up to 5m deep in creeks, rivers, channels and lakes, usually on deep silt or gravel.

 

Propagation: By division or cuttings placed in submerged sand.

 

Wildlife: Valuable to waterfowl and fish. 

Quick Stats

  • Scientific Name: "Potamogeton"
  • Care Level: Easy
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Lighting Requirement: Will thrive in medium light
  • Ideal Temperature: 12-23°C
  • pH: 6.5-7.5
  • CO2: No
  • Nutrient Substrate: Yes 

Facts:

Native Pondweed serves as an excellent oxygenator, releasing oxygen into the water and providing a healthy environment for fish and other aquatic life.
It can be used in ponds or large aquariums to enhance water quality and create a natural and balanced ecosystem.
The plant's leaves are usually green, but some species may have reddish or brownish hues.
Dos:

Provide moderate to high lighting to support healthy growth and photosynthesis.
Maintain good water circulation to ensure oxygenation and nutrient distribution.
Regularly thin out the plant population to prevent overcrowding and maintain water flow.
Don'ts:

Avoid introducing Native Pondweed to small aquariums, as it can quickly outgrow the space and cause issues with water parameters.
Do not allow the plant to overtake the entire water surface, as it can limit gas exchange and hinder fish and other aquatic life.
Avoid using herbicides or pesticides near Native Pondweed, as it can be sensitive to these chemicals.

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Shipping Note

We ship from Mondays to Wednesdays (all orders from Monday to noon of Wednesday will be ship out in the same week and any orders made after noon of Wednesday will be processed next Monday).

For any livestock you have in your order, we will ship them via Australia Post express service. This will usually take 24 - 48 hours to reach you after leaving our workshop.

Any other dry goods, bonsai, plants, and accessories will be sent via standard post. Usually, you will receive the items within 3-7 business day after order is fulfilled.

We alway try to process your order as soon as we can, if you have any questions please contact us on support@aquafy.com.au.

Native Pondweed "Potamogeton"
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