Bacopa australis (Australian bacopa)

  • Stock: 8 units in stock
  • Dimensions: up to 30cm if not trimmed
  • Model: p2020220
  • Origin: South America
Price:
£5.99
Qty :

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1-2
£5.99
3-4
£5.39
5+
£5.09
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Description

Bacopa australis was discovered in southern Brazil (australis = southern), and it does not come from Australia, as might otherwise be assumed from its name. Stems become 10-30 cm tall and 2-4 cm wide. Like the other Bacopa species, Bacopa australis is also easy to grow in an aquarium. Under certain conditions it creeps across the bottom to form an elegantly decorative light green cushion. When Bacopa australis grows in a good light, the leaves become reddish. It is easily propagated by taking side shoots and planting them in the substrate. 

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by Zsolt K.
My experience with Aqua Essentials has always been a positive one. I am a loyal customer and intend to stay that way. However unfortunately on this occasion the Bacopa plant has arrived looking dead. I tried to save a few stems by planting them in my tank but the few stems just didn't make it. The rest of my order was perfect.

 
Staff

This shouldn’t happen and if it does just send us an email with a picture of the plant the day it arrives so we can rectify the situation. We recommend express delivery for plants - there’s never any issues then.


 
by Jan M.
It arrived in a fairly good condition but went very long thin in less than a week it looked terrible. I dug it up and put it in another tank and it has revived. I'm not sure what happened as both tanks have about the same light and I use fertiliser on both.

 
Staff

Light. To keep this plant dense it needs bright light. Otherwise it gets leggy.


 
by Andy T.
Looks different to what the pic shows you. When it arrived it was growing up as apposed to what the pic shows. Still a great plant and a bargain.

 
by john s.
growing well good buy good value

 
by Gwyneth C.
Sorry looked very limp when it arrived, did not last a week, it came apart in the tank. Not good

 
by Sarah B.
Great thank you

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Guest
Hi; Our bacopa australis is growing nice and fast. As it grows vertically, new root formation occurs on the body. Do we need to force/plant these roots back to the substrate? thanks

 
Staff

you don't have to but you can try and keep it low by pushing the plants back into the substrate


 
Guest
Are these plants suitable for marine tanks. pkhughes1@virginmedia.com

 
Staff

No


 
Guest
Is co2 good for this plant

 
Staff

CO2 is good for all plants


 
Guest
Are these plants good for non-tropical tanks?

 
Staff

Best to look at our cold water mixed boxes



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