Tropica Alternathera reineckii 'mini' 1-2-GROW!

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  • Model: 023C TC
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This miniture version of the well-known Alternanthera is characterized by compact growth and a slower growth rate. It is particularly suitable for small aquariums or as a foreground plant in larger aquascapes. By careful trimming can you create a dense, red-violet carpet approximately 5 to 10 cm high. High light intensity and addition of CO2 improves the plants growth and overall apperance.

1•2•Grow! Are very young plants cultivated and delivered directly from our laboratory. The plants are guaranteed to be free from snails, algae and pesticides and therefore are totally harmless for sensitive shrimp and fish. The range offers unique plants!

Success with your aquarium depends largely on the proper plant choice. In a 1•2•Grow! cup you buy a myriad of plants which can be divided into small portions and cover a larger area. Plants are compact from the start so you will experience a dense and beautiful growth, if you give them the right fertilser and CO2 from the start! The range is perfect for small and medium sized aquariums, and your patience will be rewarded...

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by Ernest S.
They are BEAUTIFUL plants & perfect for a nano aquarium as they are small! I recommend having them behind a carpet plant like the dwarf hairgrass for contrast. The bad point; they are quite difficult to separate as they are all together

by David G.
Delivered on time and as usual very well packaged.

by Chris J.
Some melt after 4 days but recovered with bew growth quickly

by Ashley M.
Unfortunately mine arrived in poor condition. The water was beetroot red. I put the plant in 10 litres of old aquarium water, and this all went red too. The leaves have the same consistency as old lettuce. I recommend that prior to introducing this to your aquarium, let it sit in a pot of water for a few days. I moved mine to a second load of water which also went red. I think the plant is dying and releasing its pigments. Shame, as two different plants arrived in great condition.


That shouldn’t happen - pls email the office and we’ll sort you out

by steven k.
The plants arrived in excellent condition. Can already see growth.

by Kirsty B.
Arrived in good condition and are already growing well. Only been in the tank for 8 days and are already about 8cm high and have really spread out. Very happy

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