Rotala sp.'Pearl' - Rare

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1 Bunch - 6-8 stems (emersed transitioning to submersed)

Here's a summary of parameters for Rotala sp. 'Pearl':

  • Scientific Name: Rotala sp. 'Pearl'
  • Water Temperature: 68-82°F (20-28°C)
  • pH Level: 6.0-7.5
  • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard (2-15 dGH)
  • Lighting: High lighting levels are preferred for Rotala sp. 'Pearl'. Provide at least 8-10 hours of intense light per day, preferably with full spectrum LED lighting.
  • CO2 Requirement: CO2 supplementation is highly beneficial for promoting healthy growth, vibrant colors, and compact growth, especially in higher light setups.
  • Substrate: A nutrient-rich substrate is beneficial. Use a high-quality planted aquarium substrate or add root tabs to provide essential nutrients. Rotala sp. 'Pearl' can root into the substrate, but it can also be grown as a floating plant.
  • Propagation: Rotala sp. 'Pearl' can be propagated by cuttings. Simply trim healthy stems and replant them into the substrate, or allow them to float until they develop roots.
  • Care Level: Moderate to high. Regular pruning is necessary to maintain its bushy appearance and prevent it from becoming too dense. Trim any excess growth to promote denser and healthier growth.
  • Special Considerations: This plant is known for its vibrant red to pink coloration, which intensifies under high light and CO2 supplementation. It appreciates stable water conditions and thrives in well-oxygenated water. Rotala sp. 'Pearl' can also benefit from regular fertilization with a comprehensive liquid fertilizer containing iron and micronutrients to support its growth and coloration. It is a popular choice for adding a splash of color and texture to the midground or background of planted aquariums.

By maintaining these parameters and providing proper care, Rotala sp. 'Pearl' can thrive in your aquarium, adding a stunning and vibrant element to your aquascape.

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