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Vallisneria tortifolia

Twisted vallis

(Most tropical and sub-tropical regions; originally from Portugal)

Aquarium UseMiddle or Background Vallisneria tortifolia
Growth RateFast
Difficulty LevelEasy
LightingBright
Temperature15-30oC (59-86oF)
Water ChemistryNot critical
SubstratePlain gravel or sand
PropagationBy cuttings
CommentsVery similar to V. spiralis, but this plant has tightly spiraled leaves, and does not grow as tall.

 

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