Alternanthera reineckii ‘Pink’

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Description

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With its wonderful purple color, this type of Alternanthera grows up to 50cm in height. Placing it near other green plants will created an effective contrast within the aquascape. Give it more light and an iron-based fertilizer and you’ll see the leaves turn into a beautiful dark red.

Basic Info

Type: Stem plant
Common Name: Alternanthera reineckii
Origin: South America
Difficulty: Medium
Growth Rate: Medium
Maximum Height: 20 in (50 cm)
Aquarium Area: Background
Temperature: 72 - 82°F (22 - 28°C)
Light: Medium
CO2 Demand: Medium

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