Eustralis Stellata "Purple"

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Key Features of Eustralis Stellata "Purple":

  1. Vibrant Purple Foliage: Eustralis Stellata "Purple" is renowned for its striking purple leaves, which stand out brilliantly against the backdrop of greenery in your aquarium. The rich coloration adds depth and contrast, creating a captivating visual spectacle.

  2. Graceful Growth Form: With its slender stems and delicate foliage, Eustralis Stellata "Purple" exhibits a graceful growth form that sways gently in the water currents. Its elegant appearance evokes a sense of tranquility and refinement, enhancing the beauty of your aquascape.

  3. Midground to Background Plant: As a medium to tall plant, Eustralis Stellata "Purple" is best suited for midground to background planting in your aquarium. Its vertical growth creates a lush backdrop that adds depth and dimension to your aquatic landscape.

  4. Easy Care and Maintenance: Despite its exotic appearance, Eustralis Stellata "Purple" is relatively easy to care for and adapts well to a wide range of aquarium conditions. With proper lighting, nutrient supplementation, and regular pruning, it will thrive and flourish in your tank.

How to Care for Eustralis Stellata "Purple":

  • Lighting: Provide moderate to high lighting levels to maintain vibrant purple coloration and promote healthy growth. LED lights with adjustable intensity are recommended for optimal results.

  • CO2 and Fertilization: While not strictly necessary, CO2 supplementation and regular fertilization with a comprehensive liquid fertilizer can enhance the growth and color intensity of Eustralis Stellata "Purple," especially in high-tech planted aquarium setups.

  • Substrate: Plant Eustralis Stellata "Purple" in a nutrient-rich substrate to encourage robust root development and lush foliage. A fine-grained substrate or nutrient-rich aquasoil is ideal for supporting its nutrient needs.

  • Water Conditions: Maintain stable water parameters with temperatures between 72-78°F (22-26°C) and a slightly acidic to neutral pH range of 6.0-7.5. Adequate water circulation and filtration are essential for optimal plant health.

  • Propagation: Eustralis Stellata "Purple" can be propagated by stem cuttings, which can be replanted into the substrate to establish new growth. Regular pruning helps maintain the plant's shape and prevents overcrowding.

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