Lilaeopsis mauritius - "Micro Sword"

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Key Features of Lilaeopsis mauritius - "Micro Sword":

  1. Petite and Delicate Blades: "Micro Sword" is characterized by its slender, grass-like blades that form a dense and uniform carpet across the substrate. Despite its small size, each blade contributes to the plant's overall lushness and beauty.

  2. Vibrant Green Coloration: The plant boasts a vibrant green coloration that adds freshness and vitality to your aquarium. Its lush carpet creates a serene and natural backdrop for showcasing other aquatic features and inhabitants.

  3. Low-Growing Habit: "Micro Sword" maintains a low-growing habit, making it an ideal choice for foreground planting in your aquascape. Its compact growth form creates a neat and tidy appearance, enhancing the visual appeal of your tank.

  4. Easy Care and Maintenance: Lilaeopsis mauritius - "Micro Sword" is relatively easy to care for and adapts well to a variety of aquarium conditions. With proper lighting, substrate, and nutrient supplementation, it will thrive and spread to form a dense carpet.

How to Care for Lilaeopsis mauritius - "Micro Sword":

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

  • Substrate: "Micro Sword" benefits from a nutrient-rich substrate that allows its delicate roots to anchor and spread. Use a fine-grained substrate specifically designed for carpeting plants, or incorporate root tabs for additional nutrients.

  • CO2: While not strictly necessary, CO2 supplementation can enhance the growth and spread of "Micro Sword," especially in high-tech planted aquarium setups. The plant will also benefit from regular fertilization to ensure healthy growth.

  • Water Conditions: Maintain stable parameters with temperatures around 72-78°F (22-26°C) and a neutral to slightly acidic pH of 6.5-7.5. Ensure good water circulation to prevent algae buildup and promote nutrient uptake.

  • Propagation: "Micro Sword" propagates by sending out runners that produce new plantlets. As the carpet grows denser, simply trim and replant the runners to encourage further spread and achieve a lush carpet effect.

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