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Staurogyne Repens

Size: Bare Root

Common Name:    Staurogyne Repens
Family Name:        Acanthaceae
Native To:              South America
Lighting:                Moderate - high
pH: 6.0-8.0
Growth Form:          Creeping stems
Growth Rate:            Moderate
True Aquatic:            Yes
Placement in Tank:  Foreground

Staurogyne repens is a green stemmed plant that closely resembles Hygrophila. Staurogyne repens is dwarf in size and sends stems out laterally to form a carpet the same as to a dwarf baby tears.

Staurogyne repens is a beautiful small plant that quickly became a favorite of aquascapers. The plant settles in very quickly in a nutrient rich substrate with supplemental CO2 and spreads beautifully to make a dense ground cover. It requires good care, however, with regular nutrient supply or it is likely to stunt and suddenly lose all its leaves.