Aquarium plant from tissue culture in closed cup.
The genus Eriocaulon is usually adapted to soft water. Eriocaulon cinereum is more tolerant than most and will thrive in medium-hard water. Soft water will promote overall health.
This is a quite small, very narrow-leaved and almost cushion-growing plant, that demands good supply of light and CO2 to develop.
The plant usually flowers very willingly after planting in the aquarium and the numerous flower stems give a unique appearance.
Flowering easily drains the energy of the plant, but given the right conditions, it will gather new energy and grow from basis after some time.
|Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.|
|Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.|
|Height:||3 - 10+|
|Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.|
|The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.|
|A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.|