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Hygrophila sp. Quadrivalvis "Apple Red"
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Hygrophila sp. Quadrivalvis "Apple Red"

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Common Name: Indian Temple Mint Red

Plant Use:
Background

Difficulty Level: Medium

Light Demand: Medium

Co2 Demand: Medium

Fertilizer Demand: Medium

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The minimum purchase order quantity for the product is 10.

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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: Hygrophila sp. Quadrivalvis "Apple Red" is a captivating aquatic plant prized for its distinctive red coloration and graceful growth pattern. Belonging to the Acanthaceae family, this species showcases vibrant red hues throughout its leaves, creating a striking contrast in freshwater aquariums. Originating from Southeast Asia, "Apple Red" is an excellent choice for aquarists seeking a visually appealing and colorful addition to their aquascapes.

Plant Information:

  • Scientific Name: Hygrophila sp. Quadrivalvis "Apple Red"
  • Family: Acanthaceae
  • Origin: Southeast Asia
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate
  • Lighting Requirements: Medium to High
  • CO2 Requirement: Medium to High
  • Temperature Range: 68-82°F (20-28°C)
  • pH Range: 6.0-7.5
  • Propagation: Cuttings, Side Shoots

Growing Information:

1. Lighting: "Apple Red" thrives in medium to high lighting conditions. Adequate light is essential for promoting and maintaining its vibrant red coloration.

2. Substrate: Plant in a nutrient-rich substrate to support healthy growth. The use of root tabs or a nutrient-rich substrate is recommended to provide essential nutrients.

3. CO2 and Nutrients: This plant benefits from a medium to high level of CO2 supplementation. Regular dosing of a comprehensive liquid fertilizer ensures the availability of essential nutrients.

4. Pruning: Regular pruning helps maintain the desired shape and prevents the plant from becoming too dense. Trimming the top portions encourages lateral growth, contributing to a bushier appearance.

5. Water Parameters: Maintain stable water parameters with a temperature range of 68-82°F (20-28°C), a slightly acidic to neutral pH between 6.0-7.5, and moderate water hardness.

6. Placement: "Apple Red" is suitable for midground or background placement in aquariums. Its striking red color makes it an excellent focal point in aquascapes.

7. Propagation: Propagate through cuttings or side shoots. Healthy stems can be cut and replanted in the substrate, or side shoots can be separated and planted independently.

8. Challenges: Considered moderately challenging, Hygrophila sp. Quadrivalvis "Apple Red" requires attention to lighting, CO2 levels, and nutrient supplementation for optimal growth. With proper care, it rewards aquarists with a stunning display of red aquatic foliage.

"Apple Red" stands out as a unique and visually appealing plant, adding a touch of elegance and color to freshwater aquariums. Its vibrant red tones create a captivating underwater display, making it a popular choice for aquarists looking to enhance the aesthetic appeal of their aquatic landscapes.


 

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Data sheet

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