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Cardamine - Hydrocotyle Leucocephala

Cardamine - Hydrocotyle Leucocephala

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Hydrocotyle Leucocephala (Cardamine): Perfect for Beginners

Hydrocotyle Leucocephala, also known as Cardamine, is an excellent choice for those new to aquarium keeping. This plant is incredibly easy to grow and adapts swiftly to various aquarium conditions, making it a top recommendation for beginners.

Characteristics and Care Tips:

  • Easy Growth: Cardamine is known for its fast growth and minimal care requirements.
  • Adaptable: It roots quickly and thrives in most aquariums without any issues.
  • Unique Appearance: The plant features roundish leaves that grow on tendril-like stems, adding a distinct look to your aquarium.
  • Ideal for Discus Tanks: Cardamine tolerates high temperatures well, making it an ideal candidate for planted Discus tanks.

Signs of Nutrient Deficiency:

  • Yellowing Leaves: If the edges of the leaves turn yellow, it indicates an iron deficiency. This can be easily fixed by adding an iron fertilizer to the water.

Plant Specifications:

  • Type: Stem
  • Care: Easy
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Lighting: Low to Medium
  • Color: Green

Note: Plants may arrive looking slightly different from the pictures as some are grown emersed. Rest assured, after a short time in the aquarium, the plant will convert to its underwater form.

Add Hydrocotyle Leucocephala to your aquarium for an easy, fast-growing plant that provides unique beauty and benefits to your aquatic environment!

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