Staurogyne Repens UNS Tissue Culture

Common Name: S. Repens Staurogyne Repens 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.   Staurogyne Repens is a low gr...Read more

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Common Name: S. Repens

Staurogyne Repens

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.  

Staurogyne Repens is a low growing aquatic plant that originates from South America.  It is a perfect foreground plant that if given sufficient lighting and nutrients can grow into a thick bush of green foliage.  Individual stems can be planted directly into the substrate.

High lighting and Co2 injection is necessary to keep this plant low growing.  Vertical growing thin stalks are an indication of lack of lighting while yellowing leaves can mean nutrition deficiency.  Thin leaves can also hint at a lack of Co2.  This plant can grow quickly and require regular trimming when kept under proper conditions. 

This plant can grow submerged or emersed in dry start aquariums and Wabi Kusa.  

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.  

Family Name: Acanthaceae

Origin: South America

Height: 1-3”

pH: 6-7.5

Care: Medium to Difficult

Light: Medium to High

Co2: Required 

Propagation: Cut stem and replant

Growth rate: Moderate to Fast

 

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