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Echinodorus Parviflorus "Tropica"
  • Echinodorus Parviflorus "Tropica"
  • Echinodorus Parviflorus "Tropica"

Echinodorus Parviflorus "Tropica" - POT

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Common Name: Echinodorus Tropica

Plant Use:

Difficulty Level: Easy

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: Echinodorus Parviflorus "Tropica," commonly known as Tropica Sword or Rosette Sword "Tropica," is a refined aquatic plant appreciated for its delicate appearance and adaptability. As a member of the Echinodorus genus within the Alismataceae family, this plant is native to South America. "Tropica" is distinguished by its compact rosette of slender, elongated leaves, creating a subtle yet captivating presence in freshwater aquariums. With its versatility and graceful charm, it adds a touch of elegance to aquascapes.

Plant Information:

  • Scientific Name: Echinodorus Parviflorus "Tropica"
  • Family: Alismataceae
  • Origin: South America
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Lighting Requirements: Low to Medium
  • CO2 Requirement: Low
  • Temperature Range: 72-82°F (22-28°C)
  • pH Range: 6.0-7.5
  • Propagation: Adventitious plantlets, division

Growing Information:

1. Lighting: Echinodorus Parviflorus "Tropica" thrives in low to medium lighting conditions. Adequate light is essential for maintaining healthy growth and leaf development.

2. Substrate: Plant the Tropica Sword in a nutrient-rich substrate to support its nutritional needs. A substrate containing essential nutrients or the use of root tabs contributes to its overall well-being.

3. CO2 and Nutrients: "Tropica" has low CO2 requirements. While it can absorb nutrients from the water, supplementing with a balanced liquid fertilizer enhances growth and supports the development of vibrant leaves.

4. Pruning: Pruning involves removing any yellowing or damaged leaves. Trimmed leaves can be cut close to the base using scissors. Regular pruning helps maintain the plant's shape and encourages new growth.

5. Water Parameters: Maintain stable water parameters with a temperature range of 72-82°F (22-28°C), a slightly acidic to slightly alkaline pH between 6.0-7.5, and moderate water hardness.

6. Placement: Echinodorus Parviflorus "Tropica" is suitable for midground or background placement in aquariums. Its compact size and slender leaves make it adaptable to various aquascaping designs.

7. Propagation: Propagate Echinodorus Parviflorus "Tropica" through adventitious plantlets that develop on the flower stalks. Additionally, division of the rhizome can be employed to create new plants.

8. Challenges: Echinodorus Parviflorus "Tropica" is considered an easy-to-care-for plant, making it suitable for beginners. Providing stable tank conditions, including lighting and nutrient levels, contributes to its successful growth.

Echinodorus Parviflorus "Tropica" adds a touch of subtlety and sophistication to aquariums. Its graceful form and adaptable nature make it an excellent choice for aquarists seeking an aquatic plant that effortlessly complements diverse aquascaping styles while maintaining ease of care.



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