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Echinodorus Argentinensis - MEDIUM
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Echinodorus Argentinensis - MEDIUM

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Common Name: Dollar Banana Plant

Plant Use:
Background

Difficulty Level: Easy

Light Demand: Low

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: Echinodorus Argentinensis, commonly known as the Argentine Sword Plant, is a charming and graceful aquatic species appreciated for its decorative presence in freshwater aquariums. As a member of the Echinodorus genus within the Alismataceae family, this plant is native to South America. Echinodorus Argentinensis is recognized for its broad, lanceolate leaves that form an attractive rosette. With its versatile nature and striking appearance, it is often used by aquarists to create lush and visually appealing aquascapes.

Plant Information:

  • Scientific Name: Echinodorus Argentinensis
  • Family: Alismataceae
  • Origin: South America
  • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
  • Lighting Requirements: Low to Medium
  • CO2 Requirement: Low to Medium
  • Temperature Range: 68-82°F (20-28°C)
  • pH Range: 6.0-7.5
  • Propagation: Adventitious plantlets, division

Growing Information:

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

2. Substrate: Plant the Argentine 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: Echinodorus Argentinensis has low to medium CO2 requirements. While it can absorb nutrients from the water, supplementing with a balanced liquid fertilizer enhances its growth and leaf coloration.

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 68-82°F (20-28°C), a slightly acidic to slightly alkaline pH between 6.0-7.5, and moderate water hardness.

6. Placement: Echinodorus Argentinensis is suitable for midground or background placement in aquariums. Its broad and elegant leaves add a sense of depth and beauty to the aquascape.

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

8. Challenges: Echinodorus Argentinensis 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 Argentinensis brings a touch of elegance and simplicity to aquariums with its broad and graceful leaves. Its adaptability and ease of care make it a favored choice among aquarists looking to enhance the beauty of their freshwater tanks with a classic and attractive aquatic plant.


 

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Plant Use
Background
Difficulty Level
Easy
Light Demand
Low
Co2 Demand
Low
Fertilizer Demand
Low
Packing Type
Loose