Hornwort Bunch Plant


Ceratophyllum demersum is one of the most popular aquarium plants in the trade.  Hornwort, or Coontail as it is more commonly referred to is able to tolerate a wide range of aquatic conditions which is the reason for its popularity.  Ceratophyllum demersum is also very common is the water garden industry where it is used as an oxygenating plant for small water features and ponds.  Hornwort adapts easily to floating or to being planted.  Ceratophyllum demersum is native to the United States and makes an excellent habitat for fish to lay eggs on or hide in.     

Common Name: Hornwort, Coontail
Family Name: Ceratophyllaceae
Native To: North America
Lighting: Moderate to Strong
pH: 6-8
Growth Demands: Easy
Growth Form: Stem Plant
Growth Rate: Fast
Placement in Tank: Mid - Background
Available As: Bunch
USDA Hardiness Zones: 5-11

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Delia J.
United States United States
Gorgeous plants, well packaged.

Wonderful green and healthy plants. Very happy with my purchase. Definitely buying more!

greg m.
United States United States
Fresh and full

Laid nicely in rocks and stood tall. The fish like hanging near the Hornwort and I suspect the baby guppies and platty’s will hide there.

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Dakota O.
United States United States

Came in great shape, i would recommend for others!

Shawn S.
United States United States
very nice

showed up healthy.

richard y.
United States United States

tips turning brown after 3 days