Glossostigma elatinoides

 Item specifics


OriginNew Zealand

Height : 2 cm – 3 cm

Width : 5 cm – 10 cm

Temperature : 15 – 26° C

pH : 5 – 7.5

Light : High

Growth : Fast

Demands : Easy

 Item Description

Glossostigma elatinoides, one of the smaller aquarium plants, is much in demand in Japanese-inspired aquariums. It is one of the smallest aquarium plants, and thus a good foreground plant. A difficult plant demanding a lot of light. Grows upwards if light is poor. Make sure larger plants do not overshadow it. When planting in the aquarium small clumps (approx. 1/8 pot) should be placed at intervals of a few centimeters to help the plants grow together more quickly. CO2 addition and soft water promote growth significantly.

It is usually in its emersed form. Plant the stems in groups of three to four and allow two weeks for new submersed growth. Pull out the bunches and snip off the submersed growth with a pair of scissors. Take a stem with a pair of tweezers and run it horizontally under the substrate until it is completely buried. Clear away some substrate until a couple green leaves are visible. The plant should begin to grow horizontally and cover the foreground in a matter of weeks if well lit, provided with ample CO2, and nutrients.

Packaging and Handling

We would use the excellent package that issued the most protection for the fresh and beautiful plants.

Plants Arrival Caution

During the shipment, although any leaves might incur a little defect, such as droop or flat. It could be revived in a suitable environment for living. So please don’t worry about these conditions, leaves will spread to the normal status.


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