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Rotala indica green is a popular aquatic plant among aquarium enthusiasts for its bright green foliage and easy-care requirements. Here's a care sheet for Rotala indica green:

  • Lighting: Rotala indica green requires moderate to high lighting. You should provide at least 2 watts of light per gallon of water. A photoperiod of 8-10 hours per day is recommended.

  • Water parameters: Rotala indica green prefers soft to moderately hard water (KH 3-8 and GH 4-12). The ideal pH range is between 6.0-7.5. The temperature range should be between 70-82°F (21-28°C).

  • Fertilization: Rotala indica green is a heavy feeder and requires a nutrient-rich environment. A comprehensive aquarium fertilizer that contains iron, potassium, and nitrogen should be used regularly.

  • CO2: Rotala indica green benefits greatly from the addition of CO2. You should aim for a CO2 level of around 20-30 ppm.

  • Substrate: Rotala indica green can be planted in any aquarium substrate. However, a nutrient-rich substrate like aqua soil or sand will help the plant grow faster and healthier.

  • Pruning: Rotala indica green requires regular pruning to maintain its shape and promote healthy growth. Cut the stems to the desired height and replant the cuttings to propagate the plant.

  • Water changes: Regular water changes are necessary to maintain a healthy environment for Rotala indica green. A weekly water change of 20-30% is recommended.

  • Lighting and nutrient balance: Rotala indica green requires a balance of light and nutrients to grow well. Too much light without enough nutrients can cause the leaves to turn brown or yellow. On the other hand, too much fertilizer without enough light can lead to algae growth.

By following these guidelines, you can enjoy the beauty of Rotala indica green in your aquarium for years to come.

Rotala indica green - Rooted

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  • WHAT IS even BETTER?

    This is a well rooted plant, grown in soil for stronger roots and better health, THE ONLY option that might be better is the SUBMERGED version – as these plants are already grown in water for you!

    Links to see if submerged plants are available at present:

    Rotala-indica-green-submerged

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