Common Name: Moneywort Family Name: Scrophulariaceae Native To: The Americas 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 or Potted
Bacopa monnieri is a very undemanding aquatic plant and makes a great choice for beginners. Moneywort, as it is known by its common name has small, round, green leaves that help to add a differenttexture in the aquarium. Use Bacopa monnierie 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. Bacopa monnieri is also a native aquatic plant to the United States that can be used in settings ranging from water garden borders to fully submerged aquariums.