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Tonina sp. Belem
  • Tonina sp. Belem

Tonina sp. Belem

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Common Name: Tonina Umberla Type

Plant Use:

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: Tonina sp. Belem, a diminutive yet captivating aquatic plant, is celebrated for its delicate appearance and vibrant green coloration. Hailing from the Eriocaulaceae family, this species is cherished by aquascapers for its intricate structure and ability to add finesse to the foreground of freshwater aquariums. Despite its small size, Tonina sp. Belem commands attention with its graceful presence.

Plant Information:

  • Scientific Name: Tonina sp. Belem
  • Common Name: Belem Tonina
  • Origin: South America
  • Difficulty Level: Advanced
  • Lighting Requirements: High
  • CO2 Requirement: High
  • Temperature Range: 72-82°F (22-28°C)
  • pH Range: 6.0-7.5
  • Propagation: Cuttings

Growing Information:

1. Petite Form: Tonina sp. Belem distinguishes itself with its petite stature. The plant typically forms compact clusters of slender stems, each adorned with closely spaced leaves, creating a lush and intricate appearance in the aquarium.

2. Lighting: High-intensity lighting is crucial for the successful cultivation of Tonina sp. Belem. Providing ample light ensures that the plant maintains its vibrant green color and promotes healthy, compact growth.

3. CO2 and Nutrients: This species thrives in environments with elevated carbon dioxide (CO2) levels. Additionally, a nutrient-rich substrate and regular fertilization with micronutrients are essential to support its demanding growth requirements.

4. Water Parameters: Belem Tonina prefers a water temperature between 72-82°F (22-28°C) and a pH range of 6.0-7.5. It adapts well to various water hardness levels, making it suitable for a range of aquarium setups.

5. Propagation: Propagating Tonina sp. Belem is typically achieved through cuttings. Trim healthy stems and replant them in the substrate to encourage the development of new shoots. Regular pruning helps maintain a compact and bushy growth form.

6. Foreground Finesse: Tonina sp. Belem is a popular choice for the foreground in aquascapes due to its small size and intricate structure. When planted in groups, it forms a visually appealing carpet-like effect, contributing to the overall aesthetics of the aquarium.

7. Aquascape Placement: Its diminutive size and intricate appearance make Tonina sp. Belem suitable for various aquascaping styles. Placed in the foreground or midground, it creates a captivating visual focal point, especially when combined with contrasting plant species.

8. Attention to Detail: Tonina sp. Belem captivates with its attention to detail. The closely spaced leaves along its slender stems and the overall delicate structure make it a standout element in aquascapes.

9. Maintenance: Regular maintenance involves pruning to control height and encourage lateral branching. Removal of any yellowing or damaged leaves helps maintain the plant's overall health and appearance. Routine care includes monitoring water parameters and nutrient levels.

10. Aquatic Intricacy: Tonina sp. Belem exemplifies the intricacy and beauty that can be achieved in the underwater world. Its petite form and detailed structure add a touch of sophistication to aquariums, creating miniature underwater landscapes.

Tonina sp. Belem is a testament to the diversity and elegance found in the realm of aquatic plants. Despite its small size, this species plays a significant role in elevating the aesthetics of freshwater aquariums. With proper care, Belem Tonina transforms aquariums into enchanting aquatic displays, captivating observers with its intricate charm.



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