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Alternanthera reineckii

"Red Hygrophila", Water Hedge

Small form of Alternanthera for foreground to midground planting. Demanding and requiring high light but a superb low accent. Provide CO2 and a good fertiliser to keep this plant... more (2 additional images)

€2.19*
Shipping Time 4-5 Working Days

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Alternanthera reineckii 'Lilacina'

Magenta Water Hedge

Fairly slow-growing plant with purple coloured leaf undersides. Compact growth under bright light. Plant as a group and allow for enough room. Looks best if framed by light green plants. CO2... more (2 additional images)

€2.79*
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Alternanthera reineckii 'Rosaefolia'

Red Parrot Leaf, Red Temple

Relatively fast growing plant. Not hard to keep under good lighting and with CO2 fertilization. A little less demanding than the 'Lilacina' variety and does not grow as many aventitious roots. Best... more

€2.19*
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Alternanthera reineckii (In Vitro)

"Red Hygrophila", Water Hedge

Small form of Alternanthera for foreground to midground planting. Demanding and requiring high light but a superb low accent. Provide CO2 and a good fertiliser to keep this plant... more (2 additional images)

€6.49*
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Ammania gracilis

Large Cognac Plant

Beautiful warm dash of colour for the background. Persistent grower under sufficient light. Very similar to Nesaea pedicellata, but the latter with more yellowish leaves. Both species... more (2 additional images)

€2.19*
Shipping Time 4-5 Working Days

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Ammania senegalensis

Red Ammania

This plant is a classic! It has been present in Dutch style layouts since the early years. Its special leaf texture with slightly rolled-down leaves makes it an ideal accent plant as well as... more

€3.69*
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Bacopa caroliniana

Water Hyssop

Very robust and suitable aquarium plant which will almost always grow to satisfaction if kept under at least moderate (better high) lighting. Almost a must in a Dutch Style Aquarium, this plant is... more (1 additional image)

€2.19*
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Bacopa crenata

Dentated Water Hyssop BlogLink

Suitable but slow growing Bacopa. A wonderful feature is the light yellow-green colour which will not lose its hue to red even under strong light.

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€6.09*
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Bacopa lanigera

Woolly Bacopa BlogLink

Contrary to others, we found B. lanigera to be an excellent aquarium plant. Despite its slight reluctance to root properly, it is a persistant grower if kept under bright lights and... more (1 additional image)

€4.89*
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Bacopa madagascariensis

BlogLink

Wonderful plant for mid- to background planting. Now available at Extraplant. Easy to keep plant if enough light is provided. Lovely if used with other green plants. Provides great structure in any... more (2 additional images)

€4.05*
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Cryptocoryne crispatula var. balansae 'Brown'

Brown form.
One of the most beautiful plants you can get your hands on! Use as a background plant or as a midground group. The latter method is very often seen in Dutch Aquaria. It is a very... more

€6.09*
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Gymnocoronis spilanthoides

Spadeleaf plant

Fast growing stem plant. Resembles Hygrophila polysperma but is bigger. Due to its enormous growth rate, it is a recommendable plant for new setups.

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€3.69*
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Hydrotriche hottoniiflora

Beautiful choice for specimen groups in the foreground. With its unique texture, Hydrotriche forms a lively contrast with other, round-leaved plants. The needle-like leaves are unusual and will not... more (1 additional image)

€3.69*
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Hygrophila corymbosa

Thai Stricta, Green Stricta BlogLink

Very suitable plant. Leaves don't have the tendency to become brown or red under strong light.

All subspecies of Hygrophila corymbosa are recommendable aquarium plants. There are numerous... more (1 additional image)

€2.19*
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Hygrophila corymbosa "Red Lucanas"

Red Giant Stricta BlogLink

This is very similar, if not the same, as the Hygrophila we know as "Cherry Leaf". It is propagated at the "Las Lucanas" nursery in Tenerife. Hence the name.

All subspecies of Hygrophila... more (1 additional image)

€3.69*
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Hygrophila corymbosa ''Glabra''

Broadleafed Giant Stricta

Broadleaved form of Hygrophila. Brownish green under intense light. Leaves like that of a cherry tree.

All subspecies of Hygrophila corymbosa are recommendable aquarium plants. There are... more

€2.19*
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Hygrophila corymbosa var. 'Angustifolia'

Narrow-Leaved Hygrophila BlogLink

Large form of the narrowleaved subspecies. Leaves only slightly narrower than those of the species but considerably longer.

All subspecies of Hygrophila corymbosa are recommendable aquarium... more (3 additional images)

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Hygrophila corymbosa var. 'Siamensis'

Smaller-leaved than the species. Oherwise very smilar, if somewhat more compact.

All subspecies of Hygrophila corymbosa are recommendable aquarium plants. There are numerous forms and... more (1 additional image)

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Hygrophila corymbosa var. stricta ''Blue''

Thai Stricta, Blue BlogLink

All subspecies of Hygrophila corymbosa are recommendable aquarium plants. There are numerous forms and colours. We try to describe as accurately as possible, which form you are ordering. The second... more (2 additional images)

€3.69*
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Hygrophila corymbosa var. stricta ''Green''

Broadleafed Giant Stricta

All subspecies of Hygrophila corymbosa are recommendable aquarium plants. There are numerous forms and colours. We try to describe as accurately as possible, which form you are ordering.

€3.69*
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Hygrophila lacustris

Smallest and narrowest form of Hygrophila. Leaves will atain a size of about 4-6mm (width) x 80mm (length). Grows more slowly than other Hygrophilas.

All subspecies of Hygrophila corymbosa... more

€3.69*
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Hygrophila salicifolia

Willow-Leaved Hygrophila BlogLink

All subspecies of Hygrophila corymbosa are recommendable aquarium plants. There are numerous forms and colours. We try to describe as accurately as possible, which... more (1 additional image)

€2.19*
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Limnophila aquatica

Giant Ambulia

One of the most beautiful fine-leaved plants and a truly large species. Allow for lots of space if you want to keep this plant. In clear, soft water, whorls of more than 10 cm can be formed.

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€3.69*
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Limnophila sessiliflora

Dwarf Ambulia

Easiest of all Ambulias. Grows in almost any aquarium. Definitely a beginner's choice.

€2.19*
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Lindernia rotundifolia

Baby's Tears

Fast growing, fresh green midground plant. Trim regularly to keep it nice and bushy. Suitable also as a background plant in nano-tanks.

€3.69*
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Lobelia cardinalis

Cardinal Flower BlogLink

This wonderful plant is a long-term regular in Dutch Aquariums. It is used mainly for the creation of "Streets". Actually, it is probably unmatched as a candidate for this feature. There are two... more

€2.79*
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Lobelia cardinalis ''Mini''

Dwarf Cardinal Flower BlogLink

This Lobelia is the type recommended for Duch Style Streets. The nominal form grows much bigger and is best suited for larger clumps in the mid- or background. Check out our blog for a more (1 additional image)

€4.89*
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Ludwigia glandulosa
(L. perennis, L. peruensis)

Red Star Ludwigia

Probably one of the most striking and beautiful of all red species. Provide a well balanced fertiliser regime of mico- and macro nutrients to show off this plant to its best. If planted in a bright... more

€2.49*
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Ludwigia inclinata

Demanding, deep red plant. Soft water and ample light are necessary to keep this plant happy. If both is provided, you are rewarded with a wonderful pinkish red colouration and dense growth.

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€3.69*
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Ludwigia ovalis

Oval Ludwigia

Among red plants, this may be the most modest one to grow. Still, it is a striking species with lush growth under a broad range of conditions. Colours range from rusty-red to pink-orange. Lighting... more (1 additional image)

€3.69*
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Murdannia keisak

Asian Spiderwort

This is an aquarium plant from the genus Commelinaceae. It is often confused with Arthraxon hispidus, which is not in that family but belongs to the Poaceae. The somewhat... more

€5.49*
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Myriophyllum aquaticum(M. elatinoides)

Water Millfoil

This ist one of the most decorative millfoils. Its predominantly green colouration will not redden as much as that of other Myriophyllum species. Ample light and not too soft water will... more (1 additional image)

€2.49*
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Myriophyllum pinnatum (M. scabratum)

Foxtail BlogLink

Very fast growing, beautiful Millfoil. The red stem is a special feature of this species and provides a wonderful contrast with green or even red plants. more (1 additional image)

€2.79*
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Myriophyllum tuberculatum (M. matogrossense)

Red Millfoil, Foxtail

Wonderful, red millfoil. Place away from other red species to show it off to its advantage. Provided that soft water and plenty of light is given, this millfoil will make a striking focus point.... more

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Rotala macrandra

Giant Red Rotala

Most striking species in the Rotala genus. Even under apparently ideal conditions, the shoot tips may curl up and growth will stunt. New shoots may form spontaneously after a while and... more (2 additional images)

€2.19*
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Rotala macrandra 'Green'

Giant Green Rotala

Green form of the Giant Rotala and similar in requirements and growth. Actually, this variety seems to grow slightly slower than the red form. Leaves tend to stay a bit smaller than those of the... more (4 additional images)

€4.89*
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Rotala spec. ''Vietnam'' (''R. mexicana'')

Rotala from Vietnam

Relatively new Rotala species. Very similar to the related species R. wallichii and R. nanjeshan. It looks like it has taken the red stem of the former and the green leaves of the... more (2 additional images)

€4.89*
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Shinnersia rivularis

Mexican Oak Leaf

Probably the fastest grower in our shop. Grows under low light but should be illuminated brightly to attain strong specimens. An absolute beginner's choice!

€3.69*
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Tonina fluviatilis

A choice for specialists. Ample light and and clear, nutrient-rich water in the lower pH range (4,5 to 6) is necessary to keep and grow this plant. Experienced aquarists will enjoy this species... more (1 additional image)

€6.09*
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