Brazilian Pennywort "Hydrocotyle luecocephala"

Light

Low

Care Level

Low

Placement

Any

Temperament

Peaceful

Reef Compatible

No

Plant Safe

Yes

Max Size

8" - 12"

Minimum Size

10 gallon

Color

Bright Green

Diet

Filter Feeder

Water Conditions

Nuetral (6-8 pH), intermediate water hardness (6 to 12 dH)

A South/Central American plant species that naturally produces a white flower once it reaches the surface of wetlands

Dependent on the ability to root-feed, although it is possible to grow the plant while floating on the surface if enough nutrients are available thru-ought the water column

Will help reduce nitrate levels in the aquarium setting

Very adaptable to a variety of light intensities, as well as water hardness levels

Will produce optimal growth when bioavailable micro/macro nutrients are available

Will produce optimal growth with fertile substrate