Echinodorus Amazonicus

Plant info

Type: Sword
Origin: South America
Growth rate: Medium
Height: 15 – 45+
Light demand: Medium
CO2 : Low

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Echinodorus Amazonicus

The Amazon Sword grows rather big and can exceed 40 cm in height. It is therefore often used as a centre or focal plant in aquariums. The plant consists of lanceolate arched leaves that are about 2-3 cm wide. The leaf coloration is light green and you can see five veins that extend from the base to the tip of each leaf.

Amazon Swords should ideally be planted in a medium fine gravel bed. Like most of its close relatives in the genus Echinodorus, it can grow out of the water and is therefore a great choice for an open aquarium. It will however do fine completely submersed too. In the wild, you can often see Amazon Swords growing in boggy environments.

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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