Alternanthera Reineckii ‘Mini’ (Rare)

$19.99 inc. tax

Plant info

Type: Stem
Origin: Cultivar
Growth rate: Medium
Height: 5 – 10+
Light demand: Medium
CO2 : Medium


Note: Price is for 3-5  EMERSED stems

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Alternanthera Reineckii ‘Mini’

Alternanthera reineckii ‘Mini’ is a small variety of the aquatic plant Alternanthera reineckii, commonly known as “red hygro” or “red hygrophila.” It is native to South America and is often used in aquascaping and as a foreground plant in freshwater aquariums.

Known for its bright red to purple coloration and requires medium to high lighting and moderate to high levels of CO2 to thrive.

It is considered an easy to medium plant to care for and is a popular choice among aquarists.

AR Mini requires frequent pruning and shaping in order to bunch elegantly as per the photos attached.

Check out this guide on How to grow “AR” – The 2Hr Aquarist way.

NZ Status: Rare


We recommend the usage of a 2HR Aquarist Fertilizer with all our aquarium plants for the best growth, colouration and plant health.

Not all plants are equal. We work really hard to make sure you get the best quality plants at the best prices. What you can expect to receive are as per photos. All our plants are harvested fresh, algae free and in great health. The conversion process to submerged form starts in our grow out tanks, this ensures that your success with our plants are maximized.

Submerged: A plant grown completely below the tank’s waterline.

Emersed: A plant with growth above the tank’s waterline (leaves/stems, flowers).

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