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Lilaeopsis brasiliensis

Brazilian Micro Sword

(South America)

Aquarium UseForeground Lilaeopsis brasiliensis, 
Brazilian Micro Sword
Growth RateModerate
Difficulty LevelMedium
LightingBright
Temperature15-26oC (59-79oF)
Water ChemistryNot critical
SubstratePlain gravel or sand, nutrient substrate beneficial.
PropagationBy runners
CommentsLilaeopsis brasiliensis is a useful foreground / carpeting plant that can grow to around 7.5cm / 3" in height. It grows well across a fairly wide range of pH and hardness values and With strong lighting it can form a compact carpet of grass.

 

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