Petsmart Red Ludwigia, Red & Green

Petsmart Red Ludwigia, Red & Green


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The amphibious Red Ludwigia can be identified by itsspade-shaped leaves with dark green tops and reddish bottoms. Sometimes called "Water Primrose," the plant needs moderate orsubstantial lighting and a vitamin-enriched substrate for itsleaves to thrive. Red Ludwigia is ideally used in an aquarium'smiddle ground, though it can also serve as a background plant insmaller aquariums. Aquatic Maximum height: 18" Green and reddish leaves Tank placement: Middle ground, background Water temperature: 72-78,° F Can grow fully or partially submersed Note: Plant availability is seasonal. State and localregulations may vary. Pricing may vary by store location. PetSmartstores cannot match the price above for this item. Ask a storeassociate for details. Things to remember: Water temperature: Aquatic plants require a tropical community aquarium with watertemperaturesranging between 72-78,o F (22-26,o C). Use an aquariumheater to maintainwater temperature. Adding plants: Whether you're just starting your aquarium or introducing newplants into your tank, make sure to add only one or two plants at atime. Lighting: Most tropical plants require sunlight each day, year round. Theduration and consistency are essential for plants to thrive. Natural aquariums must be equipped with the means to provide 12hours of simulated sunlight each day. Plant fertilizer: Fertilizer should only be added according to the dosageinstructions on the label, and only when needed (as in the case ofa water change). Plants will grow best if fertilized moderately andregularly after water changes rather than given larger quantitiesof fertilizer on a less-regular basis. Fish and plants: Small schooling fish are highly recommended for a natural plantedaquarium; larger fish often uproot plants. The adult size andeating habitats of a fish should always be taken intoconsideration. Water changes: Test water weekly to assess water quality. It is recommended that10% of youraquarium water be changed per week. At the very least,25% of your aquariumwater should be changed per month. For optimalhealth, regular water changes not only prevent the undesirableaccumulation of excess nutrients, but also remove excess nitratesand waste products of the fish and plants. Aquarium placement: Place your aquarium in a low-traffic area, away from directsunlight and drafts. Planting your natural aquarium: Foreground plants: Usually stay very short and help fill in thefront part of the aquarium. Middle ground plants: These plants grow anywhere form 4-10inches tall. Background plants: These are the fastest-growing and tallestplants. Things to watch for: Poor growth Brown spots on leaves Plants appear weak, pale green to yellow, stems have fewleaves Plants cease to grow and die off Stem plants have long internodes and small leaves If you notice any of the signs described above, check youraquariumwater quality and consult an in-store AquaticsSpecialist. More information: Visit our Fish Care Center to find products, careinformation and bright ideas to enhance your underwater world. Size: Small. Color: Red & Green. see more...

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Milani B.
Kansas City
99 reviews
This was pretty good because the pet liked it him that my expectations although it was a little pricey I think for cheap plastic I think the pets like to and as I said it was a little pricey but I would recommend to other pet owners because it last for a while or like forever
milu m.
Foothill Ranch, CA
127 reviews
I love PetSmart, I always get my dogs food from her and they always supply me with coupons to get a better deal. I also have bought a fish tank and many fish and also accessories for the fish tank. They never disappoint and highly recommend for any new pet parents
Dan s.
14 reviews
I think it works great for cats with loss of appetite and when they have sensitive digestive systems as well. My cat loves it a lot! It’s just a bit more pricier than I would’ve like it to be , would def buy again.
Paige w.
New Smyrna, FL
24 reviews
Purchased at: PetSmart
Beautiful plant for aquarium! Not for a beginner I would say. Defiantly will add color to your tank if that's what your looking for! I has about 4 fish tanks and petsmart always has a great selection on plants!
Purchased at: Walmart
I think this is so pretty and your fish she loves to hide around it and in it and it looks excellent in the tank and it fits and small tank and a big tank and affordable so if your child wants to decorate your fish tank this is a key item to get yellow to see your fish dance around
Abby W.
Peckville, PA
210 reviews
This is my absolute favorite product. It's very affordable gentle and effective, this is something I'd recommend to everyone. Definitely something that I will be buying more than once, you will love it !
Amy C.
205 reviews
Amazing performance and perfect price, loved everything about this item and would love to you again. Product is versatile and completely met every expectation I had. I will purchase again and again! Love it
Dahlia V.
Rochester, MN
229 reviews
I love how my fish love this. Perfect for decorating and it gives the tank slot of life. It is great quality and it is very easy to clean! I love that the green color stays and it doesn't wear don't I highly recommend this product
breonna g.
23 reviews
I had got some of these to put in my gecko bio active tank and they told me they could go in there and i found out they are not supposed to go in there so i was upser about it
Jessica B.
Ceres, CA
127 reviews
Love live potted plants for aquariums they look great and have so many benefits for the water ive never had a problem with purchasing these. I definitely recommend. They are fairly simple to maintain.
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