Glossostigma elatinoides from New Zealand is much in demand in Japanese-inspired aquariums. It is one of the smallest aquarium plants (2-3 cm tall), and thus a good foreground plant. A difficult plant demanding a lot of light. Grows upwards if light is poor. Make sure larger plants do not overshadow it. When planting in the aquarium small clumps (approx. 1/8 pot) should be placed at intervals of a few centimetres to help the plants grow together more quickly. CO2 addition and soft water promote growth significantly. 

 

Plant info

Type: Carpeting  
Origin: Australia  
Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.
Growth rate:    
Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height: 3 - 5+  
Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.
Light demand:    
The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.
CO2 :    
A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.

Glossostigma elatinoides

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