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Aquaflora Syngonanthus macrocaulon

Aquaflora Syngonanthus macrocaulon

  • Very distinctive stem plant from the Amazonian region
  • Densely leaved
  • Rosette-like shoot tips
  • Light green
  • Recommendable for soft water tanks
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This exceptionally beautiful stem plant was first introduced from Brazil as "Tonina spec. Belem" by the Japanese company Rayon Vert. Partly it is still labeled with the old name, however it has been identified as a Syngonanthus species some years ago. Tonina has only the single species T. fluviatilis. Both genera, Tonina and Syngonanthus, belong to the Pipewort family (Eriocaulaceae). Syngonanthus macrocaulon has branched stems with very densely set, narrow, delicate, 2-3 cm long, arched leaves. The rosette-like shoot tips resemble the crowns of certain tropical trees.

Comparable with Tonina fluviatilis and many Eriocaulon species, Syngonanthus macrocaulon grows best in soft, acid water with high CO2 concentration (about 30 mg/l). Strong lighting and a balanced nutrient supply are important as well. As well as other stem plant, the species can be propagated by stem cuttings.

Syngonanthus macrocaulon is a special eyecatcher as a bigger stand in the midground to background of larger tanks. It fits well in aquariums with other Eriocaulaceae that have the same requirements.

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



Aquasabi is our own brand, under which we offer high-quality products with a very good price-performance ratio. Carefully selected CO2 diffusers, CO2 bubble counters or lily pipes are just some of the items we sell under this brand and which will surely add to the value und the beauty of any aquascape. For this reason, many aquascapers and planted tank enthusiasts use products by Aquasabi.

Besides the good price-performance ratio, our main focus is on the satisfaction of our customers. This is the reason why our doors are always open for those who need help with our products.

When it comes to special aquatic plants, water plants from Aquasabi are just the thing for you. We offer rarities from our own cultivating tanks or import them specifically. These plants are otherwise hard to come by, and most of them cannot be purchased from other shops. We have high quality standards, which make Aquasabi plants a good choice for aquascapers, planted tank enthusiasts and aquatic plant collectors who want to enrich their tanks with rare aquatic plants. Special mosses, particular stem plants, hard-to-come-by ferns or very rare forms of the genus Bucephalandra are only a few of the plants we are proud to offer.

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Weight 0,10 kg
Shipping weight 0,10 kg

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Ralf M.
20th March 2018
Syngonanthus macrocaulon Bunch - 6-8 Stems
Syngonanthus macrocaulon Bunch - 6-8 Stems

Ich habe zwei Bunde in Spitzenqualität erhalten! Der Zustand der gelieferten Pflanzen könnte nicht besser sein. Meine Erwartungen wurden zu 100% erfüllt. S. (read more)

Benedikt E.
Sehr schöne Weichwasserpflanze
23rd October 2017
Syngonanthus macrocaulon Bunch - 6-8 Stems
Syngonanthus macrocaulon Bunch - 6-8 Stems

Bei GH 5-6, KH 0-1, 20 mg/L Co2 und üppiger Nährstoffversorgung wächst die Pflanze sehr schön buschig; eher in die breite als in die Höhe. (read more)

Eva N.
Genau wie auf dem Bild.
27th March 2018
Syngonanthus macrocaulon Bunch - 6-8 Stems
Syngonanthus macrocaulon Bunch - 6-8 Stems

Top Qualität. Sehr schöne gesunde Pflanze. Kam super verpackt hier bei mir an. 5 Sterne. Stimmt mit der Abbildung überein.