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Vallisneria Spiralis Tiger

Vallisneria spiralis 'Tiger'

Origin: Asia

Type: Stolons

Growth: Fast

Care Level: Easy

Height: 30 cm – 55 cm

Width: 5 cm – 10 cm

Light demands: 0.25 Watt per litre

CO2 demands: 3-5 mg per litre

Description: Vallisneria spiralis ‘Tiger’ from Asia is an excellent plant for beginners, growing in virtually all light and water conditions. The name ‘Tiger’ is due to its striped leaves (30-50 cm long, 1-2 cm wide). The relatively short leaves make it suitable for small aquariums, and the leaves are also narrow so they do not overshadow smaller plants. Forms runners easily, and is thus easy to propagate.

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