ADA – Rotala wallichii (labelled as Rotala sp. ‘Vietnam’) [Medium Tech]
A fine-leaved, relatively small, reddish to pink rather demanding stem plant. It is most decorative when planted in a group of many stems. It is also suitable as foreground plant and for smaller tanks, given that it is trimmed at the right time. The addition of CO2 enhances growth significantly. It prefers soft slightly acidic water.
|Complete botanical name||Rotála wallíchii (Hook. f.) Koehne|
|Usage||Accent (red), Background, Midground, Nano tanks|
|Aquascaping||fine-leaved, very colourful plant for accents|
|pH value||5 – 7|
|Temperature tolerance||15 – 30°C|
|Carbonate hardness||0 – 12°dKH|
|General hardness||0 – 30°dGH|
|Can grow emersed?||yes|
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*This is a Tissue Culture Plant. They are grown in a Laboratory and are guaranteed to be snail, algae and pesticide-free. They are more expensive, even if the plant itself is smaller, the portion size is bigger. We recommend rinsing all tissue culture plants with dechlorinated water before planting.