Cyperus helferi

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Cyperus-species are widespread all over the tropics, but only a few of them are good underwater plants. Cyperus helferi from Thailand is the first Cyperus-species used in aquariums, 20-35 cm tall and a roset from 15-25 cm wide. It requires a relatively large amount of light, and CO2 addition is recommended to promote growth. In aquariums with good water flow the plant sways beautifully in the current.

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Type: Rosulate
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Origin: Asia
Difficulty: Easy
Growth Rate: Slow
Maximum Height: 20 - 30+
Aquarium Area: Background
Temperature: 25-27
Light: Medium
CO2 Demand: Medium

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