A comparatively fast-growing Echinodorus from Mexico, suitable for large aquariums reaching 20-50 cm long leaves and a 15-30 cm wide roset. Easy and undemanding, excellent plant for beginners.
Its wavy, light green leaves are very decorative. Unlike other round-leafed varieties of the species, Echinodorus cordifolius fluitans is less likely to grow up over the water surface. If it grows large enough, it forms large leaves just under the surface instead.
Origin: North America
Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.
Growth rate: Medium
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: Low
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.