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Common Name: Ebermaiera repens Nees


Staurogyne repens is a fresh green, compact and hardy plant for the foreground of the aquarium and it was found in River Rio Cristalino in the southern Amazonas. Its nearest relative in the aquaristic is Hygrophila but Staurogyne is different with its marked compact, low and bushy stature (5-10 cm) and small green leaves (each stem is 3.4 cm wide).


Tropica 1-2 Grow tissue culture plants are grown in vito in labratories which gives the benefit of disease and pest free plants!

Staurogyne repens

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  • High lighting and Co2 injection is necessary to keep this plant low growing.  Vertical growing thin stalks are an indication of lack of lighting while yellowing leaves can mean nutrition deficiency.  Thin leaves can also hint at a lack of Co2.  This plant can grow quickly and require regular trimming when kept under proper conditions. 

    Remove tissue culture gel before planting.  Simply wash the gel away or soak the plant in water and squeeze the gel off with your fingers.

    pH: 6-7.5

    Care: Medium to Difficult

    Light: Medium to High

    Co2: Recomended 

    Propagation: Cut stem and replant

    Growth rate: Moderate to Fast


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