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and that's how the plant that you get will look like after growing it for a while.
(Please check the videos at the end of the page)
Heteranthera zosterifolia is a very beautiful plant which forms a lot of side shoots and turn quickly to a bushy plant group as you can see in my tank and the videos below.
It doesn't require a strong light, but if you have a strong light growth will be quicker ( in my opinion and as I grew them in many of my tanks growth is fast even with low light). Water roots often form on the stem.
This plant is very low demand and doesn't require CO2 or fertilisers, the fish waste is enough as a fertiliser, but if you add CO2 and fertiliser it will grow better ( DIY CO2 is more than enough for this plant, I tried it and it works very well).
In open aquariums it forms small blue flowers if some shoots are allowed to spread on the surface (which i have on some of my plants right now).
When trimming the plant , the plants can be re planted again or spread around the tank (depends on how you want to layout your tank) if you want it to be bushier and have more of the plant.
This plant also helps filtering your tank, in one of my tanks I only have a small filter to move the water around, I don't do regular water changes because the plants help cleaning the water from waste and many things( in the wild there are no filtration system so plants filter the water), and my fishes are doing great.
Light Needs:Low to Medium
Plant Structure: Stem
Region: Central/South America
Size: 30-50cm height , 10-15cm width (per one plant)
Growth Rate: Very Fast
Can Be Grown Emersed: Yes
I will send you 5 individual plants ( 5 single plants, "stems"), as shows in the last picture ( I will send you 5 of those). these plants can bedifferent shapes and sizes , they might be 5CM to 20 CM in height I don't guaranty what size you will be getting,but I always try to send you the best. as I said it grows very fast, so even if you get a small plants it will grow very fast.
This plant is in perfect condition as shows in the picture, I will send Monday to Wednesday , any orders after that will be sent the following week so when you recive it will still be in a good condition. I send all my plants in a box (not in an envelope) to make sure you receive it in the best condition.
Please note: Due to the weather or other factors delivery can be delayed , as its a plant it might die or many other things can happen, which is not my fault, you can send me a picture of the plant , and I will replace it for you as soon as possible. I can promise that I will dispatch very soon after your purchase.
If you have any question you're most welcome to ask.
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Planted tanks with mainly Heteranthera zosterifolia and a few other plants
No returns accepted for live plants or other live stock in anyway and under any circumstances but If your item arrived damaged then I ll be happy to replace the damaged item. Any problem please contact me and we will sort it out
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