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Echinodorus argentinensis

Echinodorus argentinensis is closely allied to Echinodorus grandiflorus. It can grow up to 4meter long in its natural habitat. The leaves can grow up to 2.5meter tall. The leaf blade, which is broadly lanceolate with pointed tip and cordate base has characteristic pellucid (membranous) lines. This plant never produces permanently submersed leaves. This species can easily cross with Echinodorus Longiscapus and hybrids with various characters can be produced. A good candidate for temperature ponds as it can tolerate low temperature.

Echinodorus Red Rubin narrow

A very beautiful hybrid between Echinodorus  horemanii “Red” and Echinodorus  X. “Barthii”. The submerged ruby red leaves with prominent creamy veins on short petioles can give a very good contrast. Leaves are lanceolate and are 15-35cm long and 3-5 cm broad. A good solitary plant, that can be ideally placed in mid to back ground position in a large aquarium.

Echinodorus aflame

Echinodorus Aflame is an aquatic plant which grows at a medium speed. This plant needs strong lighting and can grow everywhere between 20-40 CM in height. You  should kept it at a temperature of between 17-27 degrees Celcius. To have an unique design for you aquarium, it’s better to keep this plant in the center of your aquarium. Keeping aquatic plants help you to have a beautiful and healthier aquarium.

Echinodorus cordifolius

This plant was previously known as Echinodorus Radicans, a name now considered obsolete. Young leaves are usually oval and become heart-shaped as they mature. The petiole is shorter or equal to the length of leaf blade when grown submersed. The leaf blade has 4 conspicuous lateral veins on both sides of the mid rib and is lobed at the base. A hardy species that requires plenty of room, light and a good substrate. It is able to grow up to 60 CM in height in the aquarium while in terrariums it can reach 150 CM.

Echinodorus fancy twist

Echinodorus fancy twist in an attractive plant which you can grow in variety conditions. This very rare breed plant is fast-growing and undemanding, it has sword and beautiful red leaves in the new species. A good color development is obtained at high illuminance and sufficient micronutrients in the aquarium. A nutrient-rich substrate and a CO2 addition promote growth.

Echinodorus horizontalis

This aquatic plant is Medium- sized and has sword leaves. This plant originally is from South America. This plants grows in sunny areas. Echinodorus Horizontalis in the aquarium grows only 15-20 CM, but in natural area more than 50 CM. this plant does not Strong light, but you can’t plant it in the shaded areas.

Echinodorus ozelot green

Oriental aquarium, Singapore, discovered this mutant from the micropropagated plants of normal Ozelot plants. The leaves are light green to dark brown speckles, hence the spots are more pronounced.

Echinodorus ozelot red

A hybrid developed by H. Barth (Dessau, Germany) by crossing between Echinodorus Schluteri Leopard and Echinodorus X. Barthii. This variety has tanned leaves with brown speckles. These spots are quite dark on young leaves and can even be retained in low light conditions. As the leaves grow, these spots are loosely scattered on leaf blade.

Echinodorus Radican Cordifolius

This plant was previously known as Echinodorus Radicans, a name now considered obsolete. Young leaves are usually oval and become heart-shaped as they mature. The petiole is shorter or equal to the length of leaf blade when grown submersed. The leaf blade has 4 conspicuous lateral veins on both sides of the mid rib and is lobed at the base. A hardy species that requires plenty of room, light and a good substrate. It is able to grow up to 60 CM in height in the aquarium while in terrariums it can reach 150 CM.

Echinodorus red flame

This form has tanned leaves, but the density of the brown spots is higher, hence the epithet “Red Flame” is given to this variety. A hybrid developed by Hans Barth of Dessau, Germany.

Echinodorus rose

An hybrid developed by Hans. Barth by crossing Echinodorus horemanii “Red” and Echinodorus horizontalis. This plant has pink coloured young leaves with attractively undulating margins sometimes spotted, which on maturity will turn brownish green to green. This plant is less demanding and can grow to about 40cm in height. It is an ideal mid-ground specimen of  Medium to large tanks.

Echinodorus uruguayensis

A decorative species characterised by long dark olive-green lanceolate leaves with undulating to curved margins. Even though this species bears some resemblance to Echinodorus major with respect to leaf shape, it differs from the latter by its leaf colour and size. The leaves can attain 30cm long and 3cm broad in submerged conditions. This plant can be grown emersed, but, aerial leaves are shorter and the leaf lamina is ovately lanceolate. A good solitary specimen.