Alternanthera Reineckii var. Roseafolia | Telanthera – Easy Red Plant

0.09 lb

Alternanthera reineckii var. ‘roseafolia’ is a popular aquatic plant that is often used in aquariums. Here are some things you should know about this plant:

  1. Appearance: The Alternanthera reineckii var. ‘roseafolia’ has distinctive red or pink leaves that make it a striking addition to any aquarium. The leaves can grow up to 6 inches in length, and the plant can grow to a height of up to 20 inches.

  2. Care: The Alternanthera reineckii var. ‘roseafolia’ is a relatively easy plant to care for, but it does require moderate to high lighting and nutrient-rich substrate. It also benefits from regular fertilization and CO2 injection.

  3. Placement: The Alternanthera reineckii var. ‘roseafolia’ is a medium-sized plant, so it can be placed in the midground or background of your aquarium. It should be given enough space to grow without overcrowding other plants.

  4. Propagation: The Alternanthera reineckii var. ‘roseafolia’ can be propagated by taking stem cuttings and planting them in a new location in your aquarium. It is a fast-growing plant and can quickly fill in empty spaces.

  5. Benefits: The Alternanthera reineckii var. ‘roseafolia’ not only adds color and visual interest to your aquarium, but it also helps to purify the water by absorbing nitrates and other pollutants. It provides a natural habitat for small fish and invertebrates and can help to create a more natural and balanced ecosystem in your aquarium.

Overall, the Alternanthera reineckii var. ‘roseafolia’ is a great plant for aquarists who want to add some color and visual interest to their aquarium. With proper care, it can grow quickly and provide a lush and vibrant look to your aquarium.


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