Hygrophila ‘Araguaia’

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“Araguaia” is a river system in Brazil and it is under this name that the plant has become known. There are many signs, however, that the plant is a Hygrophila lancea from Japan and Hong Kong. The stem becomes 10-20 cm tall and 6-15 cm wide. It has compact, tight-sitting leaves and grows branches easily. Pinching of the stems maintains a bushy look. The plant is reddish brown to purple in colour and is promoted by good growth conditions. The growth rate is average for a Hygrophila.

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Basic Info

Type: Stem
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Origin: Asia
Difficulty: Medium
Growth Rate: Medium
Maximum Height: 10 - 20+
Aquarium Area: Middle
Temperature: 25 - 27
Light: Medium
CO2 Demand: Medium

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