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Alternanthera Reineckii "Rosanervig" - LOOSE

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Common Name: Red Mint "Rose"

Plant Use:

Difficulty Level: Medium

Light Demand: High

Co2 Demand: High

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: Alternanthera reineckii "Rosanervig" is a captivating and vibrant aquatic plant known for its distinctive pink and red hues. Belonging to the amaranth family (Amaranthaceae), this cultivar is a variation of the popular Alternanthera reineckii. Originating from South America, "Rosanervig" stands out with its striking coloration, making it a sought-after choice for aquascaping enthusiasts.

The plant's leaves are lance-shaped and exhibit a unique blend of green and intense pink or red pigmentation. The undersides of the leaves often feature a contrasting pinkish color, creating a visually appealing effect. Under optimal conditions, the plant can develop a lush and bushy appearance, making it an excellent choice for adding depth and contrast to aquarium layouts.

Plant Information:

  • Scientific Name: Alternanthera reineckii "Rosanervig"
  • Common Names: Pink Alternanthera, AR "Rosanervig"
  • Family: Amaranthaceae
  • Origin: South America
  • Difficulty Level: Moderate to Advanced
  • Lighting Requirements: Medium to High
  • CO2 Requirement: Beneficial for enhanced growth
  • Temperature Range: 72-82°F (22-28°C)
  • pH Range: 6.0-7.0
  • Propagation: Cuttings, side shoots

Growing Information:

1. Lighting: "Rosanervig" benefits from moderate to high lighting conditions. High-quality aquarium LED lights with a balanced spectrum promote vibrant coloration and robust growth.

2. Substrate: Use a nutrient-rich substrate to support the plant's root development. A combination of nutrient-rich soil and gravel or sand is recommended.

3. CO2 and Nutrients: While CO2 supplementation is not mandatory, providing additional CO2 can enhance growth and intensify the plant's colors. Regular dosing of a comprehensive liquid fertilizer containing iron, potassium, and trace elements is crucial for maintaining optimal health.

4. Pruning: Regular pruning is essential to maintain the desired shape and prevent overcrowding. Trim the tops of the stems to encourage lateral growth and create a dense, compact appearance.

5. Placement: "Rosanervig" is well-suited for mid to background placement in the aquarium. Its vibrant colors make it an excellent focal point in aquascapes.

6. Water Parameters: Maintain stable water parameters with a temperature range of 72-82°F (22-28°C) and a slightly acidic to neutral pH between 6.0-7.0.

7. Propagation: Propagate "Rosanervig" through stem cuttings or by separating side shoots. Plant the cuttings into the substrate, and they will develop roots, giving rise to new, colorful individuals.

Adding Alternanthera reineckii "Rosanervig" to your aquarium can transform it into a visually stunning aquatic haven, providing a burst of color and elegance to the underwater landscape.



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