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Plant Type

Stem Plant

Growth Difficulty

Intermediate / Medium

Plant Height

40-50cm (15.7-19.6 Inches) High

Plant Width

10-20cm (3.9-7.9 Inches) Wide

Plant Position / Usage

Background

Co2 Requirements

Recommended (Medium light)

Growth Rate

Fast

Light Requirements

Medium Light (35-50 PAR)

Temperature Tolerance

68 to 82°F (Fahrenheit)

PH Range

6 to 8 pH

Carbonate Hardness

0 to 15+ °KH (dKH)

Can Be Grown Emmersed?

Yes

Order

Saxifragales

Family

Haloragaceae

Genus

Myriophyllum



  • Origin - Distribution:
    • South America
    This plant is a red variety of Myriophyllum which is very productive. It is a very fast grower which readily branches. The width of the plant is largely dependent on space and nitrate available. Both stem and leaves are flexible and will bend with the flow.

    The plant is quite undemanding to grow given proper nutrition and remains yellow to red under all conditions. If flow is insufficient the stem will rot at different points.

    It can be used very well for backgrounds and contrasts well with green plants.
  • Photo 1, 2: Submersed M. sp. 'Roraima'. Source : Mihai Zamfir (Allwissend), 2017. All rights reserved. Used with permission.

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