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Bacopa amplexicaulis Water Hyssop aquarium plant 15 stems

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Bacopa amplexicaulis,  also known as Bacopa caroliniana or water hyssop, is one of the most popular live aquarium plants. By frequent trimming we can easily to form dense bush. It grows well in all conditions, it is not requiring plant. We plant Bacopa in groups of several branches. Bacopa has soft light green leaves. The leaves are sometimes lightly transculent. It can bloom and has sky blue flowers.

 Its ability to grow in water makes it a popular aquarium plant. It can even grow in slightly brackish conditions.

 Propagation is through cuttings.

 Grows easily in the aquarium. The colour of the leaves will vary, depending on the amount of light. The leaves will turn bronze or even almost red under high light levels.

 In the wild it grows in bog or semi-submersed conditions, adapting well if flooded and fully submerged. It can be grown in or by the pond in warmer states (or in shallow dishes or as a house plant if kept sufficiently damp) and will grow all year round, but is frost tender (though it will normally grow back from the roots if damaged) and appreciates a light shade.

In the aquarium it needs good lighting to grow strongly but will survive in even fairly low-light levels. Prefers a clean, nutriment rich environment