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Aponogeton Madagascariensis

Aponogeton madagascariensis

Origin: Madagascar

Type: Bulbs and tubers

Growth: Medium

Care Level: Medium

Height: 25 cm – 50 cm

Width: 25 cm – 30 cm

Light demands: 0.50 Watt per litre

CO2 demands: 6-14 mg per litre

Description: Aponogeton Madagascariensis is a bulb plant from Madagascar and is a speciality in botanical gardens all over the world. Aponogeton madagascariensis makes such high demands on water quality and the bottom that it can only be recommended as a solitary plant in large, specialised aquariums in which the water is replaced frequently. There are several varieties, with different structures and leaf widths, and sizes from 25-50 cm

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