Hydrocotyle Tripartita "Japan", which is also known as Japanese Pennywort, is the popular name of the plant in different plant forums. is characterized by fast, compact growth and small, intense green leaves on vertical stems. The plant is carpet-forming (5-10 cm tall) and its compact growth can be promoted by physically pressing the carpet with your hand when maintaining your aquarium (mechanical retardation). Carpet formation and compact growth do best with a good light.

Hydrocotyle Tripartita "Japan"

    • Care: medium
    • Co2: not required but recommended
    • Growth rate: fast
    • Placement: foreground/carpeting or midground
    • Lighting requirements: medium
    • Color: green
    • Propagation: runners or stem cuttings
    • Max size: 5+ inches inches
    • Preferred Fertilizer: Root Tabs and Liquid 


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