Hydrocotyle Tripartita Japan Carpet Aquarium Plant
Hydrocotyle Tripartita comes from South East Asia and Australia. It belongs to Family: Apiaceae
It is one of the smaller varieties of hydrocotyle , thus is suitable for both small and large aquariums .
Hydrocotyle Tripartita Japan is almost recently popularized among the aquarists .
On vertical stems it has small and vivid green creeping leaves.
It can be planted as carpet plant and middleground plant as well.
Needs frequent trimming because it is rather invasive plant and if neglected, covers everything. It grows extremely fast and doesn't demand any special conditions.Therefore is perfect plant for beginners.
However if the light is low, it pulls up towards the surface of the tank.
When light is bright and the plant is regularly pruned, leaves spread over the ground and hydrocotyle takes compact form and enriches the aquascape.
Hydrocotyle reproduces by cutting.