Wednesday, October 1, 2014

Anacharis | Elodea | Brazilian Waterweed Information, Care, Grow

The Anacharis is probably the easiest and the best plant for beginning aquarium enthusiasts. Originally from the Amazon region, this plant will grow floating or planted in gravel. It will grow in both tropical and cold water and it can grow very fast under the best conditions. To many, this is the first aquatic plant they will ever come into contact since it is the most common plant used in our schools.

Care Level: Easy
Lighting: Medium-High
Aquascape Placement: Background if planted
Water Conditions: Nearly Immaterial
Propagation: Cuttings
Origin: Amazon region in Northern South America
Family: Hydrocharitacea

Below is a video on the care for the Anacharis