Hydrotriche hottoniiflora (Hydrotriche hottoniiflora)
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Hydrotriche hottoniiflora (Hydrotriche hottoniiflora)


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Common Name: Hydrotriche hottoniiflora
Proper Name: Hydrotriche hottoniiflora
Category: Stem Plants
Temperature: 20 - 30 C
PH: 5.0 - 7.0
Lighting: Medium
Growth Rate: Fast
Difficulty: Easy
Origin: Madagascar
Position in Aquascape: Background,Mid-Ground
Description  
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Unique stem plant with "needle-shaped" leaves. Prefers soft, acidic water but is adaptable to hard water, as well. Meristem seems to suffer when there is an iron deficiency. Loves lots of light and CO2. Propagation by budding stems. Ted
 
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I have been looking for this plant for 2 years. I finally found some from Ben, but it arrived as brown puke. So disappointed. I love the delicate lok of this plant!
 
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This plant grows fast. If you cut the stem and do a propagation, it will grow right back on. Quite easy to handle.
 
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Its now being grown commercially in Florida, so it is no longer an "import" plant.
 
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FYI We have variants of this plant in America. I found these growing by the thousands in an Alpine lake, in 55-60 F degree water. Brought them home and put them in my 76 F degree aquarium. I swear to you they have grown over 6 inches in only 4 days!!!! Fastest growing plant I have ever come across. And this is right after introducing them to way higher temps. Very hardy plant. A lot of fake plastic plants for sale are mimicked after this species. I do have pressurized co2 with 7pH, 80ppm Alkalinity, 150ppm GH. 2.5wpg, 40 PAR at surface.
 
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Mistaken this for hornwort. But as others say, it grows fast and very hardy. I love this plant. :3
 
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just got this plants and love it. its growing like crazy in high light, co2, EI, 75 gallon tank.
 
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When I got this plant I had no idea what it was or how to care for it. So I planted the bottom of it and it's grow very well in hard water with low lighting.

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