Echinodorus 'Red Flame'

Common Name: Red Flame Sword Family Name: Alismataceae Origin: South Africa Height: 8-12î pH: 6-7.5 Care: Easy Light: Low Co2: Not Required Propagation: Separate new plantlets from the root Growth rate:æSlow to Moderate Red Flame Sword is a great plant for a quick and easy way to add some color to your aquarium.æ This plant is easy to keep like other Echinodorus and the leaves will exhibit a bright to blood red coloration.æ Like most swords, they should be planted directly into the substrate.æ When using inert substrate such as sand or gravel, it is important to supplement the plants with root tabs as Echinodorus are heavy root feeders.æ Itæcan be grown both emersed and submerged and often times, new leaves can grow to the top above the water line.æ æOverall, this plant is easy and undemanding and very suitable for larger tanks.