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Shinnersia Rivularis "Weiss-Grun" - POT
  • Shinnersia Rivularis "Weiss-Grun" - POT

Shinnersia Rivularis "Weiss-Grun"

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Common Name: Mexican Oak Leaf Plant "Variegated"

Plant Use:

Difficulty Level: Medium

Light Demand: Medium

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: Shinnersia Rivularis "Weiss-Grun," commonly known as Mexican Oak Leaf, is a striking aquatic plant that hails from North and Central America. This captivating plant is characterized by its unique oak-shaped leaves and vibrant green coloration. Its intricate foliage and undemanding nature make it a popular choice among aquarium enthusiasts and aquascapers looking to add a touch of elegance to their aquatic landscapes.

Plant Information:

  • Scientific Name: Shinnersia Rivularis "Weiss-Grun"
  • Common Name: Mexican Oak Leaf, Weiss-Grun
  • Origin: North and Central America
  • Difficulty Level: Easy
  • Lighting Requirements: Low to Moderate
  • CO2 Requirement: Low
  • Temperature Range: 68-82°F (20-28°C)
  • pH Range: 6.0-7.5
  • Propagation: Adventitious plantlets

Growing Information:

1. Leaf Structure: The distinctive oak-shaped leaves of Shinnersia Rivularis "Weiss-Grun" are the highlight of this plant. The leaves have serrated edges, resembling the leaves of a typical oak tree, and feature a vibrant green coloration.

2. Lighting: This plant thrives in low to moderate lighting conditions. While it can tolerate lower light levels, providing moderate light enhances its growth and encourages more compact and lush foliage.

3. CO2 and Nutrients: Shinnersia Rivularis "Weiss-Grun" is a relatively undemanding plant when it comes to CO2 supplementation. It can absorb nutrients through its leaves and roots. Adding a liquid fertilizer to the aquarium water helps ensure that the plant receives essential nutrients.

4. Water Parameters: Maintain a temperature range of 68-82°F (20-28°C) and a pH level between 6.0-7.5. The plant adapts well to a variety of water hardness levels.

5. Propagation: Shinnersia Rivularis "Weiss-Grun" reproduces through the formation of adventitious plantlets along its stems. These plantlets can be separated from the parent plant and replanted in the substrate to create new clusters.

6. Versatility: Its manageable size and attractive leaf structure make Shinnersia Rivularis "Weiss-Grun" suitable for various aquascaping styles. It can be used as a midground or background plant, and its oak-shaped leaves add a touch of uniqueness to the overall aquarium design.

7. Aesthetics and Aquarium Design: The vibrant green color and distinct leaf shape of Shinnersia Rivularis "Weiss-Grun" make it an eye-catching addition to aquariums. It complements other aquatic plants and enhances the overall aesthetic appeal of the aquascape.

8. Maintenance: Regular pruning and removal of any yellowing or damaged leaves help maintain the plant's vitality and appearance. Trimming can also encourage bushier growth and prevent the plant from overshadowing other aquarium inhabitants.

9. Suitable for Planted Tanks: Shinnersia Rivularis "Weiss-Grun" is an excellent choice for planted tanks, where it can contribute to a lush and vibrant underwater environment. Its adaptable nature makes it suitable for both beginners and experienced aquarists.

Shinnersia Rivularis "Weiss-Grun" is a delightful aquatic plant that combines aesthetic appeal with ease of care. Whether used in community aquariums, planted tanks, or aquascapes, this plant brings a touch of nature's elegance to the underwater world. Its distinctive oak-shaped leaves and adaptability make it a sought-after choice for aquarists aiming to create visually stunning aquatic landscapes.



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