Red Rubin Sword (Echinodorus "Rubin")
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Red Rubin Sword (Echinodorus "Rubin")


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Common Name: Red Rubin Sword
Proper Name: Echinodorus "Rubin"
Category: Echinodorus
Temperature: 18 - 30 C
PH: 5.5-8
Lighting: High
Growth Rate: Medium
Difficulty: Easy
Origin: Cultivar
Position in Aquascape: Background
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Echinodorus 'Rubin' is a decorative hybrid between Echinodorus horemanii ''rot'' and Echinodorus x barthii. The transparent, ruby-red leaves with light leaf ribs provide a particularly intensive sheen. An undemanding plant whose growth is stimulated by CO2 addition and a nutritious bottom. A good solitary plant for large aquariums. [TROPICA]
 
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I have had great success with this plant in my 30 gallon tall tank. The leaves nearly reach the surface 2 feet up, and I have low light and liquid ferts. Iron really brings out the red in the leaves!

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