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Alternanthera Reineckii Mini

Alternanthera Reineckii Mini

Origin: Cultivar

Type: Stem

Growth: Medium

Care Level: Medium

Height: 5 cm – 10 cm

Width: 10 cm – 20 cm

Light demands: 0.50 Watt per litre

CO2 demands: 6-14 mg per litre

Description: This miniture version of the well-known Alternanthera is characterized by compact growth and a slower growth rate. It is particularly suitable for small aquariums or as a foreground plant in larger aquascapes. By careful trimming can you create a dense, red-violet carpet approximately 5 to 10 cm high. High light intensity and addition of CO2 improves the plants growth and overall apperance.

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