Rotala hippuris (Rotala hippuris)
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Rotala hippuris (Rotala hippuris)


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Common Name: Rotala hippuris
Proper Name: Rotala hippuris
Category: Stem Plants
Temperature: 20 - 30 C
PH: 5.0 - 6.5
Lighting: High
Growth Rate: Medium,Fast
Difficulty: Medium,Hard
Origin:
Position in Aquascape: Background,Mid-Ground
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A beautiful fine leave plant that is medium hard to grow, it requires a well run tank with good C02, NPK, TE & Fe and soft water to bring out its glory. Very similar to Rotala wallichii and veitnam this plant is a good C02 indicator plant, it will become very ratty looking if gas is inadequate. Propagation is easy, it will produce many side shoots, top and replant, leaving the bottom half intact for additional stems.
 
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The scientific name for this plant is [I]Rotala hippuris[/I] EDIT: Thanks Aaron, you are correct. Plant name corrected. Craig

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