Utricularia graminifolia, Tropica 1-2 Grow
Aquarium plant from tissue culture.
Utricularia graminifolia from Asia belongs to the bladderwort family. All the plants in this family are insect eating, perennial water and marsh plants. In the nature, the plant lives in nutrient-poor places, hence the need to catch small insects and digest them.
Bladder traps are a unique feature of this family, which Utricularia graminifolia forms after a short period in the aquarium.
The species name means 'with grass like leaves' and the fresh green leaves will after some time form a pretty mat which looks like a lawn (2-8 cm tall).
Utricularia graminifolia is therefore an ideal foreground plant, although it is rather demanding.
- Type: Carpeting
- Origin: Asia
Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.
- Growth rate: Medium
Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
- Height: 3 - 10+
Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.
- Light demand: Medium
The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.
- CO2: Medium
A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.
DELIVERY INFO 'ECO' PACKAGING
£1.29 'eco' delivery for sustainable packaging available at the checkout: (the plant will be delivered in plastic bag including the tissue culture and the gelatine inside a large letter cardboard box). This method will cut the carbon footprint and the delivery cost without compromise the quality. Standard rate applied for original packaging.