Tropica – Hydrocotyle tripartita sp.”Japan”
Arizona Aquatic Nurseries offers Tropica Aquarium Plants!
Aquarium plant from tissue culture in closed cup.
Cup size: is 2.5” Diameter x 1.75” Tall
1-2-Grow! in cups are young plants free from snails, algae and pesticides, which makes them completely safe for delicate shrimps and fish. These plants are also given water harvested from natural rain collected from the roof of the greenhouses.
Hydrocotyle sp.”Japan” is the popular name of the plant in different plant forums. It is a variant of Hydrocotyle tripartita from South-East Asia.
It is characterised by fast, compact growth and small, intense green leaves on vertical stems. The plant is carpet-forming (5-10 cm tall) and its compact growth can be promoted by physically pressing the carpet with your hand when maintaining your aquarium (mechanical retardation). Carpet formation and compact growth do best in good light.