Hygrophilia Angustifolia (Willow Hygro)

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Plant info

Type: Stem
Origin: Unconfirmed
Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.
Growth rate: High
Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height: 20 – 30+
Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.
Light demand: Medium
The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.
CO2 : Low
A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.

Note: Price is for 1 stem ranging from 8cm – 12cm

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Description

Hygrophila Angustifolia, also known as the Willow Hygro, is an undemanding, extremely attractive aquarium plant. It has large stems with narrow leaves that sway in the current like a weeping willow tree.?Hygrophila angustifolia?grows fast and helps keep aquarium water clean by removing nitrates, making it an ideal choice for the new aquarist.

It requires a?nutrient-rich substrate, with?iron-rich fertilizer?added regularly. Provide a moderate amount of lighting of at least 2 to 3 watts per gallon of full spectrum (5000-7000K) light.?CO2 fertilization?is also recommended.

For Hygrophila Angustifolia to thrive, the water should be kept between 74?-82?F, with an alkalinity of 3 to 8 dKH and a pH of 6.5-7.5. To propagate, plant cuttings that have been removed from the healthy mature plant. Simply remove any leaves from the bottom 1″ to 2″ of the stem, and new root growth will form from the last node on the stem.

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