Pogostemon Octopus – Potted

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GTIN: 5413953064954
EAN: 5413953064954
Brand: Aqualine
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Pogostemon Octopus: A Unique Aquatic Plant for Hobbyists

The Pogostemon Octopus is a rarely seen aquatic plant, offering a distinctive addition to aquariums. It’s easy to care for, making it suitable for both beginners and experienced hobbyists.


This plant has bright green, slender leaves that grow in clusters around its central stem. It reaches a height of around 25 cm and is ideal for the back or middle ground of your tank. Regular trimming is needed to maintain its compact form.


Despite its unusual appearance, the Pogostemon Octopus is not demanding. It thrives under:

  • Moderate to high light (20-40 PAR)
  • Water temperature: 75°F – 82°F (23°C – 28°C)
  • Nutrient-rich substrate (like Flourite or aquarium soil)
  • Neutral pH (6.5-7.5) and soft to moderately hard water (up to 12 GH)
  • Optional: Occasional liquid fertilizer if needed


This fast-growing plant contributes to a healthy aquarium by:

  • Reducing excess nutrients which helps prevent unwanted algae
  • Providing oxygen for fish and other inhabitants
  • Creating hiding places for shy creatures


The Pogostemon Octopus’s unique look, easy care, and beneficial effects make it a valuable addition to any aquarium. Consider adding this special plant to your underwater world.

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Weight 0.1 kg



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