Ceratophyllum Demersum

Common Name: Hornwort, Coontail Hornwort is an extremely easy aquatic plant that can be commonly found floating in lakes and ponds throughout the world.  It is often referred to as Coontail plant due to its growth characteristics resembling that of a raccoon's tail. This floating stem plant is an excellent addition for...Read more

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Common Name: Hornwort, Coontail

Hornwort is an extremely easy aquatic plant that can be commonly found floating in lakes and ponds throughout the world.  It is often referred to as Coontail plant due to its growth characteristics resembling that of a raccoon's tail. This floating stem plant is an excellent addition for shrimp and fish breeders.  It grows fast to absorb excess waste and nutrients from the water column while also providing hiding places for fry or shrimplets.  

Family Name:  Ceratophyllaceae

Origin: Cosmopolitan

Height: 6-15"

pH: 6.5-7.5

Care: Easy

Light: Low to Medium

Co2: Recommended

Propagation: Cut along the stem

Growth rate: Moderate to Fast

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