Category: Medium light plant
Growth rate: Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height: 3-10 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.
Aquarists in Thailand, close to the border with Burma, discovered this plant. It is called 'Downoi' (little star) in Thailand, and it is easy to see why (5-10 cm tall and wide). Pogostemon helferi is an unusual and distinctive aquatic plant with a compact habit, curly leaves and a strikingly beautiful green colour.
With good light conditions and a nutrient-rich substrate, Pogostemon helferi forms many side shoots that develop small roots, and the plant rapidly forms an impressive carpet of foreground vegetation.
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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