500 – 1000 lux – Medium
6, 7, 8
5mg per Litre, 0mg per Litre, 10mg per Litre
What you will receive:
Selected number of strands of Hygrophila Angustifolia
This plant originates from South-East Asia and stems become 25-60 cm long with 10 cm long leaves. Under water Hygrophila costata has relatively narrow leaves which are grouped close together. Plants sold in the shops are normally cultivated above water, and have rounder leaves with larger gaps between them.
Hygrophila costata was called Hygrophila corymbosa ‘Angustifolia’ until recently.
Type – Stem
Origin – Asia
Growth Rate – High
Height – 20-30+cm
Light Demand – Medium
CO2 – Low
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.
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.