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Ludwigia inclinata verticillata ‘curly’ – Potted Plants (Imported Plants)
Ludwigia inclinata verticillata ‘Curly’ is a unique and visually striking aquatic plant that will add a touch of elegance and drama to your aquarium. Here’s a detailed care guide to help you keep your Ludwigia inclinata verticillata ‘Curly’ healthy and flourishing:
Housing: Ludwigia inclinata verticillata ‘Curly’ thrives in aquariums with a minimum size of 10 gallons. It is a versatile plant that can be grown both submerged and emerged, allowing you to create different aquascaping effects. Provide adequate lighting, preferably with a spectrum of 6500K-7500K, to promote healthy growth.
Water parameters: Ludwigia inclinata verticillata ‘Curly’ prefers soft to moderately hard water with a pH range of 6.0-7.5. The temperature should be maintained between 72-82°F. Regular water changes and a good filtration system are important to maintain water quality and prevent nutrient buildup.
Substrate and planting: This plant does well in nutrient-rich substrates, such as aquarium soil or clay-based substrates. Plant Ludwigia inclinata verticillata ‘Curly’ in the foreground or background, and space the stems apart to allow for proper growth and circulation. The unique curly leaves will add a captivating texture to your aquascape.
Fertilization: Ludwigia inclinata verticillata ‘Curly’ benefits from regular fertilization to support healthy growth and vibrant coloration. Add a liquid fertilizer rich in micronutrients and trace elements to the water column or use root tabs near the plant’s base.
Lighting: Moderate to high lighting is recommended to achieve optimal growth and to enhance the unique curly foliage of Ludwigia inclinata verticillata ‘Curly’. Provide a lighting duration of 8-10 hours per day, ensuring consistency and avoiding sudden changes in light intensity.
CO2 supplementation: While not mandatory, providing a source of carbon dioxide (CO2) can greatly enhance the growth and coloration of Ludwigia inclinata verticillata ‘Curly’. Consider adding a CO2 system to your aquarium to promote lush and healthy foliage.
Propagation: Ludwigia inclinata verticillata ‘Curly’ can be propagated by taking stem cuttings and replanting them in the substrate. Ensure that each cutting has a sufficient number of leaves to support new growth.
In conclusion, Ludwigia inclinata verticillata ‘Curly’ is a unique and visually striking aquatic plant that will become a captivating focal point in your aquarium. With proper care, lighting, and nutrient supplementation, this plant will flourish, displaying its beautiful curly leaves and creating a dramatic and eye-catching display in your aquatic landscape. Order now and transform your aquarium into a stunning aquatic haven with Ludwigia inclinata verticillata ‘Curly’!
Growth Rates: Medium
Difficulty Level: Medium
Lighting Requirements: Medium-High
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