Helanthium bolivianum

  • Stock: 25 units in stock
  • Dimensions: Grows approx 15cm tall in 30 days
  • Model: 068
  • Origin: South America
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Description

Helanthium ‘Quadricostatus’ (also known as Helanthium bolivianum) from South America has characteristic light-green leaves 10-15 cm long which form a good contrast to the darker aquarium plants. It is most beautiful when planted in groups, each roset becoming 15-20 cm wide. In good conditions it produces runners which spread over the bottom. Very light leaves are a sign of a shortage of micro-nutrients. There is some confusion about the name of this plant, and it has been sold as Echinodorus bolivianus var. magdalenensis. 

Fast growing.

by Sarah S. on 29/3/2021

I am a complete beginner with aquarium plants, and have set up my first planted tank. I thought this would be a nice addition as it is easy to care for. A couple of the leaves "melted" but it is growing faster than I thought it would and has already produced a runner. Beautiful plant.

by Wendy S. on 17/3/2021

All doing well and putting out runners.

by Helen D. on 16/3/2021

Good looking plant when arrived but has now died. My substrate is fine sand - maybe it won't grow in fine sand?

by tacy k. on 19/2/2021

Looked lovely when it arrived, but the clown loaches dug it up and then the angels ate the roots! But it is beginning to recover in a nano tank and already sending out runners. A very pretty plant.

by Nigel D. on 1/1/2021

Good quality plants that are growing rapidly in my aquarium, they are sending runners out all over the place and have only been planted for 3 weeks.

by Audrey M. on 18/12/2020

I love the colour of these a good contrast for darker plants. The delivery was quick and they were well and securely packaged. Thank you Aqua Essentials

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