Common Name: Bacopa australis Family Name: Scrophulariaceae Native To: South America Lighting: Low - High pH: 6 - 8 Growth Demands: Easy Growth Form: Stem Plant Growth Rate: Fast True Aquatic: Yes Placement in Tank: Mid - Background Available As: Bunch Plant
Bacopa australis is a very undemanding aquatic plant and makes a great choice for beginners. Bacopa australis can tolerate a wide variety of aquarium conditions from low to high lighting and varying pH's. Bacopa australis has small, round, green leaves that help to add a different texture in the aquarium. Use Bacopa australis as a background plant or keep some stems trimmed back in the midground area of the planted aquarium. Remember when you trim the stem plants in your aquarium, the cuttings can be replanted to make additional clusters.