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Staurogyne Sp.

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Scientific name - Staurogyne sp.

Common terms - Staurogyne sp.

Geographic origin - Brazil

Type - Stem

Max. size - 3-10cm height, 5-10cm width

Lighting required - medium - high

Temperature - 20-28C

Water chemistry requirements - pH, 6-8

Growth rates - slow

Demands - easy

Additional info - A new plant to the planted market discovered in Brazil, Staurogyne sp. is a freshly 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 sp. is different with its marked compact, low and bushy stature and small green leaves. It also likes a Nutrient rich substrate.



Picture: LondonDragon (Paulo)
 
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