Ceratophyllum Demersum/ Hornwort
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
Light: Medium to High
Co2: Not required
Propagation: Cut along the stem
Growth rate: Moderate to Fast