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Amazon Sword - Echinodorus amazonicus

Amazon Sword - Echinodorus amazonicus

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Discover the Majestic Beauty of Amazon Sword

Elevate your aquarium with the Amazon Sword (Echinodorus amazonicus), a spectacular aquatic plant renowned for its lush, broad leaves and striking presence. Ideal for both novice and experienced aquarists, the Amazon Sword at our store offers robust growth and vibrant greenery, transforming your tank into a submerged paradise.

Why Amazon Sword?

  • Visually Striking: With its large, bright green leaves, the Amazon Sword creates a dense, bushy backdrop or a beautiful centerpiece in any aquarium setup.
  • Easy to Grow: This hardy plant thrives under a variety of conditions, making it perfect for beginners looking to enhance the natural beauty of their aquatic habitats.

Care and Maintenance:

  • Light Requirements: Prefers moderate to bright lighting to thrive, but can tolerate lower light levels.
  • Water Conditions: Optimally grows in temperatures between 72°F and 82°F (22°C to 28°C), with a pH of 6.5 to 7.5.
  • Substrate and Feeding: Amazon Sword plants are heavy root feeders, benefiting from a nutrient-rich substrate and occasional root tab fertilizers.

Aquascaping Benefits:

  • Structural Depth: Its height and leaf structure provide excellent depth and texture, making it an ideal plant for background placement.
  • Shelter and Security: The broad leaves offer shelter and hiding spots for fish and invertebrates, contributing to a healthier and happier aquatic community.

Enhanced Ecosystem:

  • Water Purification: Like many live plants, the Amazon Sword helps in purifying the water by absorbing nitrates, thereby reducing algae growth and maintaining cleaner tank water.
  • Oxygen Enrichment: It enhances the oxygen levels in the tank, ensuring a healthier environment for your aquatic life.

Order Your Amazon Sword Plant Today!

Ready to add a touch of elegance and vibrancy to your aquarium? Our Amazon Sword plants are selected for their health and vitality, promising a delightful aquascaping experience. Perfect for hobbyists aiming to create a naturalistic look in their tanks.

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