Hygrophila serpyllum 1.2.Grow!

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Hygrophila serpyllum:

The Hygrophila serpyllum, a captivating newcomer in the aquatic plant world, hails from the vibrant landscapes of Asia. This fast-growing stoloniferous plant boasts a unique creeping habit, making it a versatile choice for aquascapers seeking a lush foreground or midground element.

Standing at a modest height of 3-5 cm, this plant thrives under moderate light and CO2 conditions. While it can adapt to lower levels, providing medium light and CO2 supplementation unlocks its full potential. The addition of a nutritious substrate further fuels its growth, encouraging the plant to develop a denser, more compact form.

One of its most distinctive features is its creeping growth pattern. Hygrophila serpyllum sends out runners along the substrate, gradually establishing a captivating carpet effect. Regular trimming helps maintain the desired size and density, allowing you to customize its shape to complement your aquascape design.

This intriguing plant is typically supplied in tissue culture pots, ensuring it’s free of unwanted hitchhikers like algae, pesticides, and snails. To introduce Hygrophila serpyllum to your aquarium, simply split the plant into manageable 1-2 cm clumps and use aquascaping tweezers to carefully position them into the substrate.

With its moderate light and CO2 requirements, Hygrophila serpyllum makes a fantastic choice for both beginners and experienced aquascapers. Its adaptability and fast growth rate allow you to create a stunning, low-maintenance foreground carpet. For those seeking to unleash its full potential, increasing light and CO2 levels alongside a nutrient-rich substrate fosters a lusher, more compact growth form.

If you’re looking for a captivating, easy-to-care-for plant that adds a touch of texture and visual interest to your aquarium, Hygrophila serpyllum is definitely worth exploring.

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Weight 0.1 kg