Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red Mini'

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Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red Mini'

Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red Mini' is a fast growing stem plant that ranges in color from deep red to olive green. Given proper lighting, this plant will grow rather quickly.  Other common names for Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red Mini' are super red ludwigia and red mini ludwigia. With a nutrient rich substrate, proper light and trimming, this plant will not disappoint in either color or in growth. 

For whom is Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red Mini' suited?

The Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red Mini' is native to the United States and some parts of Mexico. It is forgiving when it comes to water conditions, making it suitable for beginners and experts alike. While it is not needed, added co2 and the addition of an aquarium fertilizer will created the ideal conditions for growth. To achieve red color in the leaves, high light and added iron is needed. 

The ideal conditions for Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red Mini'

As mentioned before, Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red Mini' is rather forgiving and great for beginners. The ideal pH is between 6.0 and 7.0. The supplementation of iron and other trace elements is recommended for the best growth and color. As for lighting, this plant needs a lot of it to achieve it's best coloration. In areas with a lot of shade, the leaves will be less compact and display more of an olive green color. It grows best in soft water and thrives at a temperature between 72 – 78 °F.

Scientific Name: Ludwigia sp. 'Super Red Mini'

Light Requirements: Medium to High

Care Level: Easy

Note: Please do additional research on your plant to ensure its health. Propagation is similar to all other stem plants: cut the stem and replant into the substrate. 

 *All Plants may contain snails or snail eggs. We keep them in all of our tanks for the benefits they provide.*