Most Alternantheras can adapt under submerged conditions except for Alternanthera Sessilis which is essentially a terrestrial plant and cannot be kept submerged for more than a few months. It can be a beautiful addition to a terrarium and paladarium where it can thrive well in semi submerged conditions. This plant produces numerous tiny flowers in white bracts on the leaf axes. The dark maroon foliage can provide a good contrast in the background of green foliage. This plant is a new variety of Alternantheras. One of the significant characteristics of this plant is the vivid pink leaves which are lighter – colored leaf veins. To have a beautiful Alternanthera Rosanervig you'd better to trim it regularly.
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.
This species inhabits in the marshy areas of North America, North Africa, Asia, and Europe. The opposite green leaves with red on the underside are attached to the stem with a short petiole. The submerged leaves are slightly shorter and narrower. These plants should be pruned regularly in order to make them more bushy and also to prevent dense growth across the surface of water. Another form, Ludwigia palustris green has leaves which are bright green in colour. They can be planted in the aquarium in a group of 4-6 in the middle of the tank.
They are found in marshes and shallow waters in Southern United States, Central America and in the Caribbean Islands. A very polymorphic plant and it exhibits this character from one area to another. They readily cross with other species of this genius, hence identification of sub species and geographical varieties is difficult. This plant has two leaf forms, one with round leaves slightly elongated and the other with lanceolate leaves. These two forms also appear in different colours, either with green or with red leaves. The leaves are 2-3CM long and 1.5-2.5CM broad. Like other species this one is also suitable to mid-ground position.