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Plant Care — Amazon Sword

Melon Sword

Posted by Henry Yang on

Melon Sword

One of the most alluring and desirable sword plants. It is scientifically called Echinodorus Osiris and commonly called Melon sword. Its caring and maintenance are bearable and not very difficult. It makes a very attractive and beautiful centerpiece of any aquarium. The plant was named after a plant nursery of Brazil called Lotus Osiris in 1970.  Origin or Habitat It belongs to the family Alismataceae and arose from the rivers of Brazil with cool winters and subtropical weather. It prefers to live in acidic water and feeble lighting in its native habitat. It is known to be cultivated in the nurseries of the United...

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Amazon sword rose melon

Posted by Zoila Eimers on

Amazon sword rose melon

Amazon sword rose melon also known scientifically as Echinodorus grisebachii or E. amazonicus has become famous among aquascapers over the past few years. It belongs to Alismataceae family and it works best when grown in the background with its fresh green color. You will find this plant all over the world because of its durability and its ability to withstand an extensive temperature range. The plant is native to the Amazon river basin. A very green, warm, and humid place caters to the highly nutritious substrate for healthy growth. Also, the plant is reported to be very tolerant of distinct weather...

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Amazon Sword

Posted by Jennifer Escobar on

Amazon Sword

Amazon Sword is a common and popular freshwater aquarium plant. Due to its sturdiness and ability to tolerate a wide range of water conditions, the Amazon Sword has been a favorite among fish keepers.  This plant comes from an extremely diverse biological region of the Amazon River Basin.  An Amazon Sword makes a great background plant. When planted alone, it can be an eye-catching centerpiece plant or it can create a “forest-like” effect when planted together. Details: Care: Making sure that it has enough space for growth and has access to good lighting for at least 11-12 hours a day. ...

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