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Ludwigia Red (Broadleaf) - Ludwigia repens

Ludwigia Red (Broadleaf) - Ludwigia repens

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About Ludwigia Red Ludwigia repens

Ludwigia Red (Broadleaf) Ludwigia repens is a popular and beautiful aquarium plant that provides a vibrant and colorful addition to any aquarium. The plant is part of the Onagraceae family and is native to the Americas. Ludwigia Red is a versatile plant that can be grown in a range of settings.

Ludwigia Red can grow up to 20 inches in height and features broad, red leaves that are slightly pointed. Under high lighting, the leaves can become more intense and take on a deeper red color, making it a stunning centerpiece in any aquarium.

Ludwigia Red is a relatively low-maintenance plant that is ideal for beginner aquarists. It can grow quickly and easily when provided with ideal conditions such as proper lighting and adequate nutrients. This plant is also known for its ability to oxygenate your aquarium and improve the overall health of your aquatic habitat.


Care Instructions

  • pH -  6.0 - 8.0

  • Temperature - 68°F - 82°F

  • Water Hardness - 3 - 8 gH°
  • Lighting - moderate T5 or T8 Full-spectrum LED lighting (10 - 12 hours); requires moderate lighting or leaves may turn brown and fall off

  • Placement / Height - Midground and Background / can grow up to 20" without trimming

  • Propogation - cut off top shoots

  • CO2 - Not required but will benefit
  • Fertilizers - Not required but will benefit from liquid fertilizers and root tabs
  • Substrate - Quality, nutrient rich substrate (I use UNS Controsoil) 

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