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Lagenandra Nairii "Compact" - LOOSE
  • Lagenandra Nairii "Compact" - LOOSE

Lagenandra Nairii "Compact" - LOOSE

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Common Name: Green Round Leaf Lagenandra

Plant Use:

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: Lagenandra Nairii "Compact" is a diminutive yet charming aquatic plant celebrated for its petite size and graceful appearance. This plant, belonging to the Araceae family, hails from the Western Ghats region of India. With compact rosettes of leaves and a moderate growth rate, it adds a touch of elegance to freshwater aquariums. The lush green foliage and manageable size make Lagenandra Nairii "Compact" an excellent choice for aquarists looking to create small-scale aquascapes or seeking a delicate accent in larger setups.

Plant Information:

  • Scientific Name: Lagenandra Nairii "Compact"
  • Family: Araceae
  • Origin: Western Ghats, India
  • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
  • Lighting Requirements: Low to Medium
  • CO2 Requirement: Low to Medium
  • Temperature Range: 72-82°F (22-28°C)
  • pH Range: 6.0-7.5
  • Propagation: Rhizome Division

Growing Information:

1. Lighting: Lagenandra Nairii "Compact" thrives in low to medium lighting conditions. It is adaptable to various light intensities, making it suitable for aquariums with different setups.

2. Substrate: Plant in a nutrient-rich substrate to support healthy growth. While it can tolerate various substrates, a substrate enriched with root tabs or a nutrient-rich base enhances its development.

3. CO2 and Nutrients: This plant does well in setups with low to medium CO2 levels. Regular dosing of a comprehensive liquid fertilizer provides essential nutrients for its growth.

4. Pruning: Pruning is minimal for Lagenandra Nairii "Compact." Remove any yellow or damaged leaves to maintain its neat appearance.

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

6. Placement: Lagenandra Nairii "Compact" is suitable for foreground or midground placement in aquariums. Its petite size makes it an ideal choice for smaller aquascapes or as a delicate accent in larger setups.

7. Propagation: Propagate through rhizome division. Carefully separate the rhizome and plant the divisions in the substrate. Ensure each division has both roots and leaves for successful propagation.

8. Challenges: Considered an easy-to-moderate plant, Lagenandra Nairii "Compact" is well-suited for both beginners and experienced aquarists. Its small size and undemanding nature make it a delightful addition to aquariums of various sizes.

Lagenandra Nairii "Compact" brings a touch of delicacy and elegance to freshwater aquariums. Its petite size and graceful growth make it an ideal choice for creating small, intricate aquascapes or adding a subtle yet beautiful touch to larger aquarium setups.



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