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Anacharis (Egeria densa)
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Care Level: Easy
Lighting: Moderate
Placement: Background
Water Conditions: 59-82° F, KH 3-8, pH 6.5-7.5
Propagation: Cuttings
Max. Size: 2'
Color Form: Green
Supplements: CO2 Fertilization, High Quality Aquarium Fertilizer
Origin: Farm Raised, USA
Family: Hydrocharitacea

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The Anacharis, also known as the Brazilian Waterweed, is an ideal aquatic plant for beginners. Beautiful light to bright green leaves, with branching stems covered in bunches of linear, whorled leaves. The Anacharis anchors itself in the substrate by its roots, but will also grow when floating freely.

The Anacharis can be housed in tropical or coldwater aquariums. When kept in a tropical aquarium, they require regular additions of fertilizer and a moderate amount of light. With the addition of CO2 fertilization, they will thrive in even hard water. The Anacharis is an excellent nutrient controller and oxygen producer for all types of freshwater aquariums and is also a suitable plant for use in aquariums that house livebearers or American sunfish.

Provide at least 2 watts per gallon of light provided by full spectrum (5000-7000K) bulbs, and keep the aquarium water between 59°-82°F. Anacharis plants grow the best in water with an alkalinity of 3-8 dKH with a nuetral pH of 6.5-7.5. Propagate by removing cuttings from mature, healthy plants. The Anacharis looks best when planted in groups along the back and sides of the aquarium. You can expect to receive 5 to 7 Anacharis shipped per bunch.

Approximate Shipping Size: 6" to 8"

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· We cannot ship this product to Alabama, California, Connecticut, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, Oregon, South Carolina, Vermont, Washington or Wisconsin.

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