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Najas madagascariensis

Madagascar naiad

Najas madagascariensis

Madagascar naiad

  • Rare Najas species from Madagascar
  • Hardly available commercially
  • Needle-like leaves, long stems
  • Fast growing
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Najas madagascariensis differs markedly from the other najad species in the aquarium hobby. This remarkable species from Madagascar is hardly available in the trade and rather rarely cultivated. It develops long, branched stems which are not as fragile as in other Najas species. The stiff, to about 3 cm long, dark green leaves resemble pine needles.

The Madagascar najad grows very fast and is quite undemanding. It thrives in a wide temperature range of about 20-30 °C, in soft to medium hard water, with medium to strong lighting. It can be grown free floating below the water surface, but looks better when it is planted into the ground. As well as other stem plants, it can be propagated by cuttings, furthermore it forms runner-like creeping stems above the ground. Occasionally shoot parts break off, however this is a typical feature of Najas species.

Please be aware that the submerse form of this plant could contain snails and other invertebrates.



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Kerstin H.
Absolut empfehlenswert
18th January 2018
Najas madagascariensis - Bunch
Najas madagascariensis - Bunch

In einem Becken etwas davon in den Boden gesteckt, gammelt nicht. Alles andere in den Becken verteilt und es bekommt schon die ersten roten Blätter.

Diego Z.
Spezieller Grünton
6th August 2017
Najas madagascariensis - Bunch
Najas madagascariensis - Bunch

Das Pflänzchen kam gesund an und wurde sofort ins Becken gesetzt; wo es sich nun schon gut eingelebt hat. Der Grünton der Pflanze ist sowas von frisch! Wunderschön!!! (read more)

Gülcan K.
11th July 2018
Najas madagascariensis - Bunch
Najas madagascariensis - Bunch

Ich hatte noch nie einen guten Najas Nixkraut gehabt.

Die waren so schön grün, frisch und einfach! Absolut empfehlenswert!

Ich bin sehr zufrieden!