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Bacopa caroliniana
(Bacopa caroliniana)
Bacopa caroliniana
Please Note: Due to variations within species, your item may not look identical to the image provided. Approximate size range may also vary between individual specimen.
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Quick Stats

Care Level Moderate
Color Form Green
Water Conditions 72-82° F, KH 3-8, pH 6.5-7.5
Max. Size 1'
Family Scropulariacase
Lighting Moderate to High
Supplements CO2 Fertilization, High Quality Aquarium Fertilizer
Placement Background
Propagation Seeds & Cuttings
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Overview

Bacopa caroliniana is a popular aquascaping plant for adding strong vertical elements to the background of freshwater planted aquariums. Its bold leaf structure, ease of care, and relatively slow growth make it a popular standby. Coloration is typically greenish yellow, but under intense light or near the surface, shoots will exhibit a pinkish or copper-brown color. Also great for "touching up" larger established planted aquariums with open areas or invigorating your aquascape with new growth. Dense, compact planting in each cup responds to fertilization and CO2 supplementation resulting in luxurious growth.

Bacopa caroliniana will do best when provided full spectrum (5000°K-7000°K) lighting of high intensity. Ideal growing conditions with high light conditions, CO2 supplementation, and balanced fertilization will stimulate faster growth. Take advantage of this characteristic and trim Bacopa caroliniana accordingly for use as a foreground, mid-ground or background plant in your aquarium landscape design. Plant a large number of stem in a group to achieve a dramatic visual effect.

Approximate Purchase Size: 5" to 8"

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