Alternanthera Reineckii 'Mini'

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Alternanthera Reineckii 'Mini'

Common Name: AR Mini

Family Name: Amaranthaceae

Origin: South America

Height: 8-12”

pH: 5.0-7.0

Care: Medium

Light: Medium to High

Co2: Recommended for red coloration

Propagation: Cut stem, new growth, or lateral shoots

Growth rate: Moderate

Fertilizer: 2-3 Times a week

Tissue culture plants are grown in vitro from a state of the art laboratory specialized in propagating aquatic plants.  They provide the best option for those who want to ensure that absolutely zero unwanted pests are introduced into the aquarium.  

AR Mini is a dwarf variant of the well recognized Alternanthera Reineckii.   This plant is commonly used in Dutch aquascapes for its bright and vibrant red colors.  It's miniature growth allows it to be used in both large and small aquariums as either a foreground, midground or background plant.  Like other stem plants, it requires medium to high light with the addition of CO2 for optimum growth.  It can be grown emersed or submerged and reaches up to 8 inches tall. 

Propagating AR Mini is like any other stem plant, simply cut the stem and replant. 

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.