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Elatine hydropiper

Eight-stamen waterwort

Elatine hydropiper

Eight-stamen waterwort

  • Looks like miniature Glossostigma
  • Very small-leaved ground covering plant
  • Also suitable for cold water tanks
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Description

Elatine hydropiper was brought into trade as an aquarium plant in Jahr 2010 by the aquatic plant nursery Anubias. This plant has soon gained a lot of popularity with aquascapers as wonderful ground-covering plant. It looks like a miniature version of Glossostigma elatinoides. Whereas G. elatinoides can become quite invasive under good conditions, Elatine hydropiper grows only moderately and is thus much easier to handle.

Elatine hydropiper was brought into trade by Anbias plant company in 2010. Presumably the aquarium population of this plant was originally collected in Italy (Adams 2010). Whether it is really E. hydropiper should be verified by means of flowering and fruiting plants. Elatine hydropiper is widely distributed in Europe up to northern Scandinavia as well as in Siberia and Northern China. In Italy it only grows in the north-west. This species grows in and on ponds, rivers and marshes. The area of distribution reaches very far north, which makes it rather astonishing that the aquarium population of E. hydropiper grows so well in tropical tanks.
In the south of Italy and in other regions of the Mediterranean, two more species that look very much like E. hydropiper: Elatine macropoda, which is mentioned in old aquarium literature, and E. (read more)

Common names Eight-stamen waterwort
Complete botanical name Elatíne hydrópiper L.
Family Elatinaceae
Genus Elatine
Difficulty difficult
Usage Nano tanks, Foreground, ground cover
Aquascaping forms a small-leaved carpet
Growth medium
pH value 6 - 7
Temperature tolerance 4 - 26°C
Carbonate hardness 4 - 8°dKH
General hardness 0 - 30°dGH
Propagation Runners, Cuttings, Splitting, cutting off daughter plants
Can grow emersed? yes
Source Flowgrow
Common names
Eight-stamen waterwort
Complete botanical name
Elatíne hydrópiper L.
Family
Elatinaceae
Genus
Elatine
Difficulty
difficult
Usage
Nano tanks, Foreground, ground cover
Aquascaping
forms a small-leaved carpet
Growth
medium
pH value
6 - 7
Temperature tolerance
4 - 26°C
Carbonate hardness
4 - 8°dKH
General hardness
0 - 30°dGH
Propagation
Runners, Cuttings, Splitting, cutting off daughter plants
Can grow emersed?
yes
Source
Flowgrow

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General information

Item no.
135.0142.00
EAN 5703249941022
Weight 0,10 kg
Shipping weight 0,10 kg

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This item has been rated 4.8 out of 5 stars
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Hardy S.
27th February 2014

Lieferung perfekt! Leider haben die Lichtverhältnisse nicht gereicht um die Pflnze durchzubringen! Aber es wird noch ...

Michael H.
5th September 2012

wollte am anfang nicht richtig wachsen aber mittlerweile kommt sie zwar langsam aber sie wächst

hätte mehr im becher sein können

Raoul F.
Absolut Top!
28th May 2015
Elatine hydropiper - in Vitro XL
Elatine hydropiper - in Vitro XL

Dies war das erste Mal, das ich bei Aquasabi bestellt habe. Kann dazu nur sagen: Ich bin begeistert! Beratung, Ware und Lieferung, alles Top! (read more)

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