Hygrophila Polysperma

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Name: Hygrophila Polysperma


Location in Tank: background


Demands: Easy


Water parameters: Temp 18-30 PH 5-9
No special demands.


Lighting: Low to High


CO2 required?: No but would benefit


Growth rate: Very fast


Country of origin: India, Malaysia


Additional Info: A good plant for beginners as very easy to keep and maintain. Grows very fast especially with good lighting and CO2. Needs to be pruned regularly in order to keep it from crowding out other plants. Leaves on the substrate often form new plants.

Photo 1 used with permission from Aqua Essentials
Photo 2 shared under the creative commons licence from wikipedia.