Category: Medium light plant
Growth rate: Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height: 5 cm after 2 months in the tank
Light demand: medium light demand of an aquarium plant up to 0,5 W/L
Need injection of CO2: No co2 injection required, to achieve optimal growth addition of co2 is suggested
CO2 : A medium plant need in CO2 is 15-25 mg/L.
Hydrocotyle sp."Japan" is the popular name of the plant in different plant forums. It is a variant of Hydrocotyle tripartita from South-East Asia.
It is characterised by fast, compact growth and small, intense green leaves on vertical stems. The plant is carpet-forming (5-10 cm tall) and its compact growth can be promoted by physically pressing the carpet with your hand when maintaining your aquarium (mechanical retardation). Carpet formation and compact growth do best in good light.
Color of drop checker
Blue: CO2 under 20 mg/L
Geen: CO2 at 30 mg/L
Yellow: CO2 at 40 mg/L
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