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Rotala Wallichii "Maxica"
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Rotala Wallichii "Maxica"

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Common Name: Copper Red Wallichii

Plant Use:
Background

Difficulty Level: Advanced

Light Demand: High

Co2 Demand: High

Fertilizer Demand: High

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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: Rotala Wallichii "Maxica" is a captivating and distinctive variation of the classic Rotala Wallichii, renowned for its striking appearance and vibrant colors. Belonging to the Lythraceae family, this aquatic plant originates from Southeast Asia. What sets "Maxica" apart is its intense hues, which can range from shades of green to pink and red, creating a visually stunning aquatic display in freshwater aquariums.

Plant Information:

  • Scientific Name: Rotala Wallichii "Maxica"
  • Family: Lythraceae
  • Origin: Southeast Asia
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate to High
  • Lighting Requirements: High
  • CO2 Requirement: High
  • Temperature Range: 72-82°F (22-28°C)
  • pH Range: 5.5-7.5
  • Propagation: Cuttings

Growing Information:

1. Lighting: "Maxica" thrives under high-intensity lighting conditions. Providing strong illumination enhances the plant's coloration and promotes healthy growth. LED lights with a balanced spectrum are recommended.

2. CO2 and Nutrients: To unlock its full potential, supplement Rotala Wallichii "Maxica" with high levels of CO2 and a comprehensive aquatic plant fertilizer. Maintaining nutrient-rich water aids in achieving optimal color and lush foliage.

3. Water Parameters: Maintain a temperature range of 72-82°F (22-28°C) and a slightly acidic to neutral pH between 5.5-7.5. "Maxica" is adaptable to various water hardness levels.

4. Planting: Plant individual stems securely in the substrate, leaving enough space between stems for adequate light penetration. This species benefits from a nutrient-rich substrate that supports its growth.

5. Pruning: Regular pruning is essential to maintain the desired shape and prevent overcrowding. Trimming the tops of the stems encourages lateral branching, resulting in a bushier and more vibrant appearance.

6. Propagation: Like its parent plant, Rotala Wallichii "Maxica" can be propagated through stem cuttings. Simply cut a healthy stem and replant it in the substrate. The plant readily forms roots and continues to grow.

7. Aquascape Compatibility: With its intense coloration and intricate growth pattern, "Maxica" is a versatile choice for aquascaping. It can be used as a background or midground plant, adding a burst of color and visual interest to aquarium layouts.

8. Substrate and Planting Depth: Plant "Maxica" in a nutrient-rich substrate that supports its growth. Ensure the planting depth allows for secure anchoring of the stems while facilitating the development of a robust root system.

9. Emersed Growth: Rotala Wallichii "Maxica" can also be cultivated emersed, showcasing its adaptability to different aquatic environments and offering aquarists creative possibilities for paludariums or ripariums.

Rotala Wallichii "Maxica" stands out as an exquisite and vibrant variation, elevating the aesthetics of planted aquariums. With its mesmerizing colors and graceful growth, this plant provides aquarists with the means to create stunning aquatic landscapes that captivate the eye and showcase the beauty of live aquatic plants.


 

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Data sheet

Plant Use
Background
Difficulty Level
Advanced
Light Demand
High
Co2 Demand
High
Fertilizer Demand
High
Packing Type
Loose