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Potamogeton gayi

Slender pondweed

Potamogeton gayi

Slender pondweed

  • Delicate pondweed species from South America
  • Dark green to red-brown tones
  • Fast growth, easy propagation
  • Low demands
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Potamogeton gayi is a narrow-leaved pondweed from southern South America. Although long known as reliable, undemanding aquarium plant, it is rather rarely available in recent times. The plant forms a dense stand in short time and propagates by underground runners. The grass-like narrow leaves are green to brown-red.

Gay's pondweed has only little demands and grows also in hard water. CO2 supply is not necessary but promotes the growth. Potamogeton gayi comes from subtropical areas with quite cool winters, so it can be used in unheated tanks. It is especially recommended for the midground and background of natural layouts as well as for breeding tanks. As it spreads by runners, it should be placed with a sufficient distance from slow-growing, low and ground-covering plants.



Aquatic plants originating from the Danish aquatic plant nursery Tropica differ from those from other nurseries by their excellent quality. Extremely high standards and a very varied range of plants make setting up an aquarium or aquascape a very pleasant experience. Healthy water plants are an essential basis for an aquarium that's practically free from algae.

Tropica's well-planned product range is constantly enriched with new innovative aquatic plants. For aquascapers and aquatic plant enthusiasts, plants by Tropica are always a great choice.

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Item no.
EAN 5703249942029
Weight 0,05 kg
Shipping weight 0,05 kg

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Marjan K.
Raritet in aquarien
22nd July 2017
Potamogeton gayi - 1-2-GROW!
Potamogeton gayi - 1-2-GROW!

Wenn eingewohnt wacksen gut,am besten elein in aquarium,hat schöne rote farbe und gute portion,für lebendgebörene fische passt gut alls versteke