Myriophyllum mattogrossense


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Myriophyllum matogrossense originates from Mato Grosso in the Rio Amazonas, Brazil. It has decorative and feather-like, reddish stems (30-60 cm long) and finely divided bright green leaves (5 cm wide).
In good light conditions the leaves spread out in a fan shape. Myriophyllum is relatively easy and is suitable for the background. It needs to be pruned frequently to maintain its bushy form.
It is fast growing and requires a good deal of nutrition.
A good starter plant.

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Basic Info

Type: Stem
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Origin: South America
Difficulty: Medium
Growth Rate: High
Maximum Height: 20 - 30+
Aquarium Area: Background
Temperature: 25 - 27
Light: Medium
CO2 Demand: Medium

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