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Super Red Ludwigia Sp. Mini

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Ludwigia Mini Super Red | ludwigia palustris Portion Size You will receive 5-6 emersed stems that's at least 10cm in length. Description Ludwigia sp. Mini 'Super Red' is...
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Ludwigia Mini Super Red | ludwigia palustris

Portion Size

You will receive 5-6 emersed stems that's at least 10cm in length.

Description

Ludwigia sp. Mini 'Super Red' is a popular species that develops an intensive, red colour under medium to hight light without CO2 injection requirements.

Ludwigia sp. Mini 'Super Red' requires good lighting to grow well, but otherwise is undemanding. This plant looks similar to Ludwigia "Rubin", but has smaller leaves. Like with most other aquarium plants, Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red' will do best with rich nutrient substrate, high lighting and CO2 injection.

Like many other stem plants you cut the top half of this Ludwigia's main stem and plant it to propagate. 

Quick Stats

  • Scientific Name: Ludwigia Palustris 
  • Care Level: Easy
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Tank Placement: Midground/Background, will grow to the top of your tank
  • Lighting Requirement: Will thrive in medium to bright light
  • Ideal Temperature: 15°C- 28 °C
  • pH: 5-7
  • CO2: No
  • Substrate: Yes

The Super Red Ludwigia Sp. Mini, scientifically known as Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red,' is a highly sought-after plant among aquarists due to its striking appearance. With its vibrant red foliage and compact growth pattern, it creates a captivating contrast against green plants and other aquarium elements. Its unique appearance makes it an excellent choice for creating focal points or adding visual interest to both large and small aquariums.

 

Propagating the Super Red Ludwigia Sp. Mini is relatively straightforward. It can be achieved through stem cuttings, where healthy, well-established stems are trimmed and replanted into the substrate. The trimmed stems can also be used to create new plants by allowing them to float until they develop roots. Regular pruning is essential to maintain the plant's compact growth and prevent excessive shading of surrounding plants.

 

Proper nutrition is vital for the health and coloration of the Super Red Ludwigia Sp. Mini. A nutrient-rich substrate or regular supplementation with root tabs will provide essential nutrients, while liquid fertilizers can help fulfill its additional nutrient requirements. Regular water changes and the removal of decaying leaves will help prevent algae growth and maintain water quality.

 

Aquascape Design Ideas

The Super Red Ludwigia Sp. Mini can be used in various aquascape designs to create visually stunning displays. It can be planted in the foreground or mid-ground of an aquarium to add depth and contrast. When combined with green or lighter-colored plants, such as carpeting plants or mosses, it produces a breathtaking visual effect. It also serves as an excellent background plant in smaller tanks, providing a burst of vibrant color. By experimenting with different placement options, aquarists can achieve unique and captivating aquascapes.

Customer Reviews

Based on 13 reviews
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John

Not very red

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Amie Hayburn
Beautiful plant!

I ordered this plant to give my tank a pop of colour, and it’s doing a great job. It started green, but it’s turning more red every day, it’s just lovely.

j
jamie

Never again

j
jamie gatt
Very small

Arrived safely however was very very small and crumbled in packaging.

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Loki Hampton
Super red ludwigia

Came well packaged and is now growing in nicely.

Customer Reviews

Based on 13 reviews
69%
(9)
8%
(1)
8%
(1)
0%
(0)
15%
(2)
J
John

Not very red

A
Amie Hayburn
Beautiful plant!

I ordered this plant to give my tank a pop of colour, and it’s doing a great job. It started green, but it’s turning more red every day, it’s just lovely.

j
jamie

Never again

j
jamie gatt
Very small

Arrived safely however was very very small and crumbled in packaging.

L
Loki Hampton
Super red ludwigia

Came well packaged and is now growing in nicely.

Customer Reviews

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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.

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