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Echinodorus bima

Original price $ 7.99 - Original price $ 7.99
Original price
$ 7.99
$ 7.99 - $ 7.99
Current price $ 7.99
 

The Sword Bima is a beautiful mid- or background plant that is an excellent choice for beginners to the planted aquarium. Sword Bima plants produce wide, oblong leaves with beautiful striation, wavy texture, and produce greenish brown colors. These plants are easy to care for and do not require CO2 injection, but as with most plants, they do need a nutrient-rich substrate in order to really thrive. They will tolerate low to moderate lighting just fine, but higher lighting brings out more color in the leaves.

Sword Bima plants will grow emersed or submerged. The emersed plant produces flowers that seed into the substrate. Submerged plants propagate through runners. To control the spread of Sword Bima you can trim away the runners.

Notes:

  • Echinodorus is a very hardy species of aquatic plants. Most Echinodorus require nutrient-dense soil to thrive as they are heavy root feeders.
  • Echinodorus grow fairly large and are more suitable for larger planted aquariums.
  • Do not make drastic changes to the aquarium. Unstable parameters will result in melt and rotting of the aquarium plant.
  • Please be sure to remove this plant from its pot. Remove the cotton surrounding the roots and plant into a quality substrate. For instructions on how to properly prep "potted" aquarium plants, click here.
  • CO2 injection and quality aquarium soil will yield better growth.
  • Please research appropriately to ensure your plant thrives.

Family Name: Alismataceae

Origin: Tropical Western Hemisphere

Height: 10-20”

pH: 5.0-5.8

Care: Easy

Light: Moderate

Co2: Not necessary

Propagation: Runners

Growth rate: Medium