Eriocaulon sp. ‘Vietnam’ Tropica

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GTIN: 5703249000620
Brand: Tropica
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Eriocaulon sp. ‘Vietnam’: A Touch of Elegance for Your Aquarium

The Eriocaulon sp. ‘Vietnam’ is a captivating aquatic plant that injects a touch of Asian elegance into your freshwater tank. This rosette-forming wonder, native to the vibrant landscapes of Southeast Asia, boasts a unique appearance that sets it apart from other aquarium flora.

Eriocaulon sp. ‘Vietnam’ captivates with its spiky, bright green leaves that radiate outwards from a central base. These thin, needle-like leaves, reminiscent of miniature pine needles, create a textural contrast with other aquarium plants, adding a touch of sophistication to your aquascape. Depending on the growth conditions, the plant can reach heights ranging from a modest 3 cm to a stunning 20 cm or more.

While not overly demanding, Eriocaulon sp. ‘Vietnam’ thrives under specific parameters. To achieve its optimal growth and maintain its vibrant green colour, moderate lighting levels are essential. Lower light can result in stunted growth and a less vibrant appearance. Supplementing with CO2 further enhances the plant’s well-being, potentially leading to a more compact form and even brighter green foliage.

The foundation for a flourishing Eriocaulon sp. ‘Vietnam’ lies in a nutrient-rich substrate. A substrate enriched with essential minerals allows the plant to readily absorb the nutrients it needs for healthy root development and lush green growth. Regular fertilization can further support this, ensuring that the plant has access to the necessary nutrients to thrive.

Water quality plays a vital role too. This plant prefers soft, slightly acidic water conditions. Regular water changes and monitoring of water parameters are crucial to maintaining a healthy environment for your Eriocaulon sp. ‘Vietnam’.

One important aspect to consider is that this plant exhibits a moderate growth rate. While not excessively slow, it won’t fill your tank overnight. Patience and proper care are key to cultivating a thriving specimen. Additionally, regular maintenance, including trimming any spent leaves, is recommended to maintain its attractive rosette shape and overall health.

With its unique spiky foliage and preference for medium light, Eriocaulon sp. ‘Vietnam’ is a fantastic choice for both the foreground and midground of your aquarium. It creates a visually interesting contrast with other plants and adds a touch of texture and sophistication to the overall design. By providing moderate lighting, CO2 supplementation (optional), a nutrient-rich substrate, and regular maintenance, you can cultivate this captivating plant and enjoy its beauty for years to come.

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Weight 0.1 kg