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Staurogyne sp. Bihar
  • Staurogyne sp. Bihar
  • Staurogyne sp. Bihar

Staurogyne sp. Bihar

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Common Name: Bihar Staurogyne

Plant Use: Midground

Difficulty Level: Medium

Light Demand: Medium

Co2 Demand: Medium

Fertilizer Demand: Medium

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Plant Pictures shown are of Submersed Grown Plants in Aquariums under Optimum Plant Growing Conditions. Plants Sent are grown in Farms in Emmersed or Submersed Conditions depending on variety. Hence, Plant/Leaf Structures may vary from that shown in pictures. When they are grown submersed in aquariums under Optimum Growing Conditions as required by the Plant (Light, Co2 and Nutrients) they will get the appearance as shown in pictures

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Description: Staurogyne sp. Bihar is an eye-catching aquatic plant that stands out in planted aquariums due to its distinctive leaf shape and vibrant green coloration. This species belongs to the Acanthaceae family and is closely related to Staurogyne Repens. Originating from the Bihar region of India, this plant is valued for its unique appearance and ability to add a touch of elegance to aquascapes.

Plant Information:

  • Scientific Name: Staurogyne sp. Bihar
  • Common Name: Bihar Staurogyne
  • Origin: Bihar, India
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Lighting Requirements: Moderate to High
  • CO2 Requirement: Moderate
  • Temperature Range: 68-82°F (20-28°C)
  • pH Range: 6.0-7.5
  • Propagation: Cuttings, side shoots

Growing Information:

1. Leaf Structure: Staurogyne sp. Bihar is known for its distinctive lanceolate leaves with a pointed tip. The leaves are arranged in opposite pairs along the stems, creating a visually appealing pattern. The plant exhibits a lush green coloration, providing a captivating contrast in planted aquariums.

2. Lighting: Providing moderate to high light is essential for the healthy growth of Staurogyne sp. Bihar. Adequate light encourages compact growth and enhances the plant's overall appearance. However, it can adapt to lower light conditions with slower growth.

3. CO2 and Nutrients: This plant benefits from moderate CO2 supplementation, which promotes robust growth and intensifies its green color. Additionally, a nutrient-rich substrate and regular fertilization with a comprehensive aquarium fertilizer support its nutritional needs.

4. Water Parameters: Maintain a temperature range of 68-82°F (20-28°C) and a slightly acidic to neutral pH (6.0-7.5). Staurogyne sp. Bihar is adaptable to various water hardness levels, contributing to its versatility in aquarium setups.

5. Propagation: Staurogyne sp. Bihar can be propagated through cuttings or by planting side shoots. Trimmed stems can be replanted in the substrate, where they will take root and grow into new plants. Regular pruning helps maintain the desired shape and encourages lateral growth.

6. Versatility: Staurogyne sp. Bihar is a versatile plant that can be used in various aquascape designs. It can be planted in the foreground, midground, or background, providing aquascapers with flexibility in creating visually appealing layouts.

7. Aesthetic Appeal: The unique leaf shape and vibrant green coloration of Staurogyne sp. Bihar make it a standout feature in planted aquariums. Its lush and bushy growth creates a visually interesting focal point, contributing to the overall aesthetic appeal of the aquascape.

8. Maintenance: Routine maintenance involves pruning to control the height and encourage lateral growth. Regular removal of any yellowing or decaying leaves ensures the plant's vitality and maintains a neat appearance in the aquarium.

9. Ideal for Aquascaping: Staurogyne sp. Bihar is an excellent choice for aquascaping enthusiasts looking to create intricate and visually striking underwater landscapes. Its unique leaf structure and adaptability make it a valuable addition to planted aquariums of various sizes.

10. Underwater Foliage: Staurogyne sp. Bihar's underwater foliage remains vibrant and healthy, providing an attractive foreground or midground coverage. The plant's ability to maintain its visual appeal underwater makes it well-suited for creating lush aquatic environments.

Staurogyne sp. Bihar adds a touch of elegance and uniqueness to planted aquariums. With its distinctive leaf shape, vibrant green color, and adaptability to various aquascaping styles, this plant has become a favored choice among hobbyists seeking to create captivating underwater landscapes.



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