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Potamogeton Octandrus "Green"
  • Potamogeton Octandrus "Green"

Potamogeton Octandrus "Green"

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Common Name: Potamogeton "Needle Leaf" Green

Plant Use:

Difficulty Level: Easy

Light Demand: Medium

Co2 Demand: Low

Fertilizer Demand: Low

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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: Potamogeton Octandrus "Green" is an aquatic plant celebrated for its lush green foliage, bringing a refreshing and natural ambiance to freshwater aquariums. Belonging to the Potamogetonaceae family, this species is recognized for its delicate and linear leaves that sway gracefully in the water. The plant's vibrant green coloration adds a touch of vibrancy to aquascapes, making it a favored choice among aquarists who appreciate the understated beauty of aquatic flora.

Plant Information:

  • Scientific Name: Potamogeton Octandrus "Green"
  • Family: Potamogetonaceae
  • Origin: Cosmopolitan (Native to various regions globally)
  • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
  • Lighting Requirements: Low to Medium
  • CO2 Requirement: Low to Medium
  • Temperature Range: 64-77°F (18-25°C)
  • pH Range: 6.5-7.5
  • Propagation: Rhizome Division

Growing Information:

1. Lighting: Potamogeton Octandrus "Green" thrives in low to medium lighting conditions. It is adaptable to different light intensities, making it suitable for setups with varying illumination levels.

2. CO2 and Nutrients: This plant is not demanding in terms of CO2 and nutrient requirements. It can adapt to low to medium CO2 levels and benefits from a balanced fertilizer regimen. Regular nutrient supplementation supports healthy growth.

3. Water Parameters: Maintain a temperature range of 64-77°F (18-25°C) and a slightly acidic to neutral pH between 6.5-7.5. Potamogeton Octandrus "Green" can adapt to a range of water hardness levels.

4. Planting: Plant the rhizomes in the substrate, allowing the delicate leaves to extend into the water column. It is often used as a midground or background plant, creating a lush and verdant backdrop in aquascapes.

5. Pruning: While Potamogeton Octandrus "Green" does not require frequent pruning, occasional trimming of any damaged or overgrown leaves helps maintain its aesthetic appeal. Ensure that the plant has enough space to spread its delicate foliage.

6. Propagation: Propagation is typically achieved through rhizome division. As the plant grows, new shoots may emerge from the rhizome, and these can be separated and replanted to establish new plants.

7. Aquascape Compatibility: Potamogeton Octandrus "Green" is versatile and complements various aquascaping styles. Its vibrant green color and delicate appearance make it a valuable addition to nature aquariums and community tanks.

8. Substrate and Planting Depth: Plant the rhizomes in a nutrient-rich substrate, ensuring that they are covered with a layer of substrate to anchor them securely. The planting depth can vary, but providing enough substrate coverage supports the growth of the plant.

Potamogeton Octandrus "Green" adds a refreshing and natural touch to aquariums with its lush green foliage. With its adaptable nature and ease of care, it is an excellent choice for both beginners and experienced aquarists looking to enhance the visual appeal of their aquatic environments.



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