Echinodorus bleheri is one of the best-known aquarium plants in the United States. Amazon sword plant, as it is more commonly known, is popular because it can take a wide variety of conditions in the planted aquarium. Optimal conditions for Echinodorus bleheri would be medium lighting and a regular fertilizer routine. There is no need to use CO2 systems for your Amazon Sword Plant. Amazon sword plants are a great choice for beginners as midground or background plants in the aquarium and should last for quite some time.
Common Name: Amazon Sword Plant
Family Name: Alismataceae
Native To: South America
Lighting: Low - High
pH: 6 - 8
Growth Demands: Easy
Growth Form: Rosette
Growth Rate: Fast
True Aquatic: Yes
Placement in Tank: Mid - background
Available As: Bare Root, Potted
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