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Alternanthea Cardinalis - submerged - Aquarium Strands-0
Alternanthea Cardinalis - submerged - Aquarium Strands-0
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Alternanthea Cardinalis – submerged – Aquarium Strands

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Alternanthera cardinalis, 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. Can grow rapidly up to 50 cm high.

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 casualties in crustacean.

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Monday-Thursday Except Bank Holidays
All Plants are posted FIRST CLASS
Plants are packed to last 7 days.

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Lighting

1000 – 1500 lux – Bright, 500 – 1000 lux – Medium

PH Levels

5, 6, 7, 8

Growth Rate

Slow

Co2

20mg per Litre, 30mg per Litre

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What you will receive:

Selected number of strands of Alternanthea Cardinalis

Alternanthera cardinalis, 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. Can grow rapidly up to 50 cm high.

 

Family Amaranthaceae

Demands 6-14 mg per liter of CO2

recommended, coupled with high light intensity.

Growth Rate Fast

Height 30-60cm+ (12-24”+)

Width 5-10cm (2-4”)

Light Requirements

HighTemperature Range15-28 deg C (59-84 deg F)

Hardness Medium – very hard pH6.5–8.5

 

 

Ceramic rings are provided, but are removed to avoid damage in the post. Normally delivered within 3 – 5 days but on occasion this maybe delayed which is why this was extended for delivery.

This plant, in lower levels of light is a lovely foreground plant, as it tends to grow around 5 – 10 cm tall. If in high intense light, it can grow up to 30 cm tall. Medium CO2 requirements.

 

Important

 

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 casualties in crustacean.