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Plant Care — Hornwort


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Hornwort Scientific Name:  CERATOPHYLLUM DEMERSUM The name Hornwort also refers to aquatic plants of the genus Ceratophyllum, in the family Ceratophyllaceae  Hornwort is an extremely easy aquatic plant that can be commonly found floating in lakes and ponds throughout the world.  It is often referred to as Coontail plant due to its growth characteristics resembling that of a raccoon's tail. This floating stem plant is an excellent addition for shrimp and fish breeders.  It grows fast to absorb excess waste and nutrients from the water column while also providing hiding places for fry or shrimplets.  Common name:   Hornwort, Coontail...

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