Aponogeton Natans is extremely adaptable and quickly grows to an impressive size!
This bulb plant grows to a very impressive size, and very quickly with good care. It produces dozens of long green leaves. Aponogeton Natans is very hardy and undemanding in care, so it is an excellent plant for beginners and experts alike. With optimal care, Aponogeton Natans flowers frequently and makes a great addition to planted aquariums.
As stated above, Aponogeton Natans is a rather versatile plant that can thrive in almost any light conditions from low to high and does not require CO2 supplementation. While it comes from stagnant waters of India and Sri Lanka, is not too particular about water flow as long as extreme conditions are avoided. Like many Aponogeton bulb plants, it can go through resting/dormant periods where it sheds its leaves. The blooming period of this plant can be avoided by trimming back the bloom stalk before it flowers.
Like most plants. Aponogeton Natans will benefit from supplementation such as Seachem Flourish, Flourish Excel, Nitrogen and other plant supplements. However, supplementation is not required for this plant to grow and stay healthy.
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We are currently offering this plant as a sprouted bulb. It may lose its leaves during shipment, but will regrow them once it settles into the aquarium. It is not necessary to bury the bulb in the substrate. The bulb should only be minimally embedded in the substrate or it is prone to rot.
What We Like About This Plant:
- Very versatile regarding lighting
- Produces flowers often
- Grows to impressive size
- Generally fast-growing and undemanding
- Provides shade to the pond or aquarium
- Temperature: 72° - 82° F (22° - 28° C)
- pH: 6.5 – 8.0
- Lighting: Low to High
- Origin: India and Sri Lanka
- Aquarium placement: Middle and Background, but bulb should not be fully buried in substrate
- Care: Easy
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