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Floscopa Scandens

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Common Name: Green Mini Bamboo

Plant Use:
 Background

Difficulty Level: Easy

Light Demand: Low

Co2 Demand: Medium

Fertilizer Demand: Medium

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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: Floscopa scandens, commonly known as Asian Marshweed or Floscopa, is a graceful aquatic plant that enhances the beauty of freshwater aquariums. This species belongs to the family Commelinaceae and is native to Southeast Asia. Floscopa scandens is recognized for its vine-like growth, attractive foliage, and its ability to add a unique dimension to aquascapes with its trailing stems and lush green leaves.

Plant Information:

  • Scientific Name: Floscopa scandens
  • Family: Commelinaceae
  • Origin: Southeast Asia
  • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate
  • Lighting Requirements: Low to Moderate
  • CO2 Requirement: Low
  • Temperature Range: 68-82°F (20-28°C)
  • pH Range: 6.0-7.5
  • Propagation: Runners, division

Growing Information:

1. Lighting: Floscopa scandens is adaptable to lower light conditions, making it suitable for setups with low to moderate lighting. However, to encourage compact and bushy growth, providing moderate light is recommended.

2. Substrate: Plant Floscopa scandens in a nutrient-rich substrate. A combination of aquatic soil and root tabs can provide the essential nutrients for healthy growth.

3. CO2 and Nutrients: This plant can thrive in low to moderate CO2 conditions. While it doesn't require high levels of CO2 supplementation, providing a balanced liquid fertilizer can contribute to its overall health.

4. Pruning: Regular pruning helps control the height and shape of Floscopa scandens. Trim the stems to encourage lateral growth, and remove any yellowing or damaged leaves.

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 soft to moderately hard water.

6. Placement: Floscopa scandens is suitable for both the midground and background of aquariums. Its trailing stems make it an excellent choice for creating a lush and natural look, especially in taller aquariums.

7. Propagation: Propagate Floscopa scandens through the division of mature plants or by using runners. Once established, the plant may send out runners with new plantlets, which can be separated and replanted.

8. Challenges: Floscopa scandens is generally considered easy to moderate to care for, especially for aquarists with some experience. Ensuring stable water conditions and providing moderate light and nutrients contribute to its success.

Floscopa scandens brings a touch of elegance and diversity to aquariums with its unique growth pattern. Aquascapers and hobbyists looking to introduce a trailing, vine-like plant with attractive greenery will find Floscopa scandens to be a charming addition to their aquatic landscapes.


 

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