This miniature version of the well-known Alternanthera is characterized by compact growth and a slower growth rate. It is particularly suitable for small aquariums or as a foreground plant in larger aquascapes. By careful trimming, it is possible to create a dense, red violet carpet of approximately 5 to 10 cm height. High light intensity and addition of CO2 improves the plants growth and overall appearance. 

Alternanthera reineckii 'Mini'

SKU: 023C TC
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  • Type:    Stem    

    Origin:    Cultivar    
    Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.

    Growth rate:    Medium    
    Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.

    Height:    5 - 10+    
    Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.

    Light demand:    Medium    
    The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.

    CO2 :    Medium    
    A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.