Alternanthera Lilacina Aquatic Farmer Tissue Culture

Common Name: AR, Alternanthera Lilacina The Alternanthera Reineckii 'Lila' is reddish purple stem plant that makes for the perfect mid or background addition to your aquarium.  Like the other AR varieties, this one exhibits the same captivating red coloration that adds a refreshing change from the usual green aquascape...Read more

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Common Name: AR, Alternanthera Lilacina

The Alternanthera Reineckii 'Lila' is reddish purple stem plant that makes for the perfect mid or background addition to your aquarium.  Like the other AR varieties, this one exhibits the same captivating red coloration that adds a refreshing change from the usual green aquascape.  

Notes:

  • Alternanthera provide great coverage for sensitive species and are relatively easier choices for beginners who are looking for colored aquarium plants.
  • Tissue culture plants are grown in vitro from a state of the art laboratory specialized in propagating aquatic plants. They provide the best option for those who want to ensure that absolutely zero unwanted pests are introduced into the aquarium.
  • Remove tissue culture gel before planting.  Simply wash the gel away or soak the plant in water and squeeze the gel off with your fingers.  
  • Do not make drastic changes to the aquarium. Unstable parameters will result in melt and rotting of the aquarium plant.
  • For instructions on how to properly plant tissue culture aquarium plants, click here.
  • CO2 injection and quality aquarium soil will yield better growth.

Family Name: Amaranthaceae

Origin: Central/South America

Height: 4-12”

pH: 6.5-7.5

Care: Easy to Moderate

Light: Medium to High

Co2: Required 

Propagation: Cut stem and replant

Growth rate: Moderate to Fast

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