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By Holger Windelov

One hundred fifty vegetation to be had by means of Tropica with colour photographs, description and care directions. Many appealing pictures.

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Its rapid growth helps prevent algae because the plant absorbs a great number of nutrients from the water. The shortage of micro-nutrients leads to pale leaves, which may be an indication that the aquarium needs fertiliser. In large aquariums its lobed leaves can create a distinctive group. indd 51 20/08/07 16:41:25 Hygrophila guianensis 052 PRICE GROUP: POT 4 FAMILY: LIGHT: LOW GROWTH RATE: SLOW DEMANDS: EASY Acanthaceae ORIGIN: South America HEIGHT: 15 - 40+ cm WIDTH: 15 - 20 cm TEMPERATURE: 20 - 30°C GH: 4 - 20 dH pH: 6-8 CODE: A HIGH FAST DIFFICULT With its large, long leaves Hygrophila guianensis is most suitable for planting in groups in large aquariums.

It used (mistakenly) to be called Cryptocoryne nevillii, but this is the name of a species that has never been used in aquariums. Like many other Cryptocoryne, not much happens the first month after planting. But then it starts to grow, and willingly produces plenty of runners which form a compact group. See other Cryptocoryne for further information. 5 CODE: E HIGH FAST DIFFICULT Cyperus species are widespread all over the tropics, but only a few of them are good underwater plants. Cyperus helferi is the first Cyperus-species used in aquariums.

It does not need to be rooted, but can be used as a floating plant. Hydrocotyle verticillata is definitely a foreground plant which can also be used in garden ponds. It can also be used as an indoor plant if the soil is kept moist. 5 - 8 CODE: A HIGH FAST DIFFICULT Under water Hygrophila corymbosa ‘Angustifolia’ has relatively narrow leaves which are grouped close together. Plants sold in the shops are normally cultivated above water, and have rounder leaves with larger gaps between them. Hygrophila corymbosa "Compact" 052D PRICE GROUP: POT 8 FAMILY: LIGHT: LOW GROWTH RATE: SLOW DEMANDS: EASY Acanthaceae ORIGIN: Cultivar HEIGHT: 5 -15 cm WIDTH: 5 - 10 cm TEMPERATURE: 18 - 30°C GH: 1 - 30 dH pH: 5-8 CODE: A HIGH FAST DIFFICULT A very compact variety of Hygrophila corymbosa, with the leaves set close to the stalk.

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