Alternanthera cardinalis variegata originally from South America, provides an effective contrast to the many green plants in an aquarium due to the purple colour underneath the leaves. If provided with enough CO2 and light the plant will become vividly coloured. 1 bunch potted supplied Plants are incubated in a solution of 0.01% of the insecticide Buprafezin for one hour (Please do not just drop these in a shrimp tank or with any other crustacean. To use these within a tank please wash in water with baking soda under light. These are treated to remove the insecticide but there are cases where this has not been fully removed causing casualty’s in crustacean.