A good root structure is essential for growth, and

Red Sea's Flora Base

Red Sea's Flora Base is the perfect substrate to keep your plants thriving.

Phyllanthus fluitans

Family Euphorbiaceae
Continent South America
Region South America
Origin South America
Height 1+ cm
Width 5+ cm
Light high-very high
Temperature 20-31 °C
Hardness very soft-medium
pH Range 5,5-8
Growth slow
Demands difficult
Catalogue No. 028
   

 

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Phyllanthus fluitans

This plant belongs to the spurge family, which actually consists primarily of desert plants. But over thousands of years Phyllanthus fluitans has adapted to an entirely different environment. Like other floating plants it is most suitable for open aquariums, where it develops beautiful red leaves at high light intensities. If growth is good the plant needs thinning to prevent it overshadowing plants on the bottom.

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