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Scientific Name: Echinodorus barthii
Sold As: Individual rooted plants
Care Level: Medium
Lighting Requirement: Medium
Co2: Not Needed
Growth Rate: Medium
Tank Placement: Midground-Background
Red melon sword is a great sword plant for those that are looking to add some color. It grows at a decent pace and does like a bit more light then typical swords. Of course in higher light the colors will really come out but even under low light it will maintain some of its coloration. Just like other swords it will do well either in a nutrient rich substrate or use root tabs to give it some nutrients at its roots.
Most plants are sold as trimmings from rooted plants unless otherwise stated. All trimmings will be at least 3" in height unless otherwise noted.