marble queen (echinodorus cordifolius)


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marble queen (echinodorus cordifolius)


Common Name: marble queen
Proper Name: echinodorus cordifolius
Category: Echinodorus
Temperature: 18 - 25 C
PH: 6.5-7.5
Lighting: Medium
Growth Rate: Fast
Difficulty: Easy
Origin: farm raised,USA
Position in Aquascape: Mid-Ground
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BUYER BEWARE! This plant is not a good fully submerged candidate. It prefers to grow emersed and most of the time I have found it will only survive a few years submerged before the plant will start dieing and producing long stems which reach out of the water and sprout many babies. Usually, unless vigorously pruned 24/7 this plant will keep on trying to grow out of the tank, it is very obstinate, it just wont stop. I ended up killing mine trying to get it to stay compact.
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I have had one of these for about 7 months and have been very disappointed with it.
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