Helanthium bolivianum ‘Quadricostatus’ – Tropica 1-2 Grow! Tissue Culture
Echinodorus ‘Quadricostatus’ from South America has characteristic light-green leaves 10-15 cm long which form a good contrast to the darker aquarium plants. It is most beautiful when planted in groups, each roset becoming 15-20 cm wide. In good conditions it produces runners which spread over the bottom. Very light leaves are a sign of a shortage of micro-nutrients. There is some confusion about the name of this plant, and it has been sold as Echinodorus bolivianus var. magdalenensis.
Previously known as Echinodorus ‘Quadricostatus’.
|Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.|
|Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.|
|Height:||10 – 15+|
|Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.|
|The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.|
|A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.|
|Dimensions||7 × 7 × 7 cm|