Hygrophila lancea "Araguaia"
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Hygrophila lancea "Araguaia" is a beautiful rare plant named after the Brazilian river Araguaia in trade, however, later on it was identified as the Asian species Hygrophila lancea. Under water it grows lineal reddish-brown leaves with a lighter-coloured central vein. Its stems have a creeping growth habit, ramify well and form low bushes. It needs a good CO2 supply. Trimming the leaves maintains the bushy form. Hygrophila lancea "Araguaia" needs intensive lighting, and in contrast to most other Hygrophila species it is a rather slow grower. Hygrophila lancea "Araguaia" will turn red in rich nutrient substrate high lighting, CO2 injected aquarium.
- Lighting requirements: Medium - High
- Fertilization: Required
- Growth Rate: Slow - Medium
- Difficulty Level: Easy
- Photo are not the actual plants you will receive, but a sample representation.