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Purple Cabomba

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Purple Cabomba, also known as Red Cabomba or Carolina Fanwort, has feathery, green to purple-grey forked leaves, which are divided into narrow... READ MORE

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Purple Cabomba, also known as Red Cabomba or Carolina Fanwort, has feathery, green to purple-grey forked leaves, which are divided into narrow segments and offer an interesting texture that will contrast well with other plants and driftwood. It is less common than Green Cabomba and has the potential to grow leaves with a redder hue in stronger lighting.  Purple Cabomba is a densely growing plant that makes an excellent, natural background in a planted aquarium. It is an easy plant that works well for fish fry as it provides terrific cover for them.

NOTE: Each bunch is around 4 stems.

Information:

  • Care: Easy
  • CO2: Not Tequired
  • Growth Rate: Slow-Medium
  • Lighting Requirements: Low-Moderate
  • Propagation: Stem Cuttings
  • Max Size: 24 inches+
  • Preferred Fertilizer: Root Tabs and Liquid

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Katie
Arrived fast and healthy

I wanted something to replace the hornwort (not purchased at WCA) in my tank since it ripped up my betta's fins. I purchased 1 quantity and received 4 'branches' of cabomba. It had the purple hue as shown in the pic. In the 10 days or so I've had it in the tank 2 branches have had new growth. The top leaves open and close with the day/night cycle so that's cool. It's lost the purple coloring but I'm sure that's because of my tank. I don't have a very robust planting system (no C02, no soil. Fluorescent light and natural light) and am new to tank plants. Neat plant, would recommend!

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