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Echinodorus tenellus

Pygmy Chain Sword

(North and South America)

Aquarium UseForeground Echinodorus tenellus
Growth RateFast
Difficulty LevelEasy
LightingNot critical
Temperature15-26oC (59-79oF)
Water ChemistrySoft to medium-hard, around neutral pH.
SubstratePlain gravel or sand
PropagationBy runners
CommentsThe Pygmy Chain Swordplant is a useful and undemanding plant which will quickly cover the foreground, by means of prolific runners.

 

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