Althernanthera ficoidea var. 'cherry stem' is a terrarium plant that is sometimes used as an aquarium plant. It can only be submerged for several months after which it must be grown emerged for several months before being submerged again. It is very hardy and can be used in a Cichlid tank.
Common Name: Cherry Hedge Family Name: Amaranthaceae Native To: The Americas Lighting: High pH: 6-8 Growth Demands: Easy Growth Form: Stem Growth Rate: Fast True Aquatic: Terrarium Placement in Tank: Midground Available As: Bunch Plant