ABC PLANTS - Ranunculus inundatus

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An easy plant that does not require CO2 fertilization, this creeping aquatic plant from Australia is fairly new to the hobby and is wonderfully unique looking. It makes a great foreground or midground specimen and spreads through the substrate by producing runners. Its striking snowflake shaped leaves are very eye catching and look a bit like some herbs from your garden. They complement other common aquarium plants very well. Ranuculus is not very demanding and will thrive in a low-tech aquarium as long as the lighting is acceptable. Given supplemental CO2, this plant pearls beautifully and will grow quite denser.

 

QUICK NOTES:
Difficulty: Easy
Type: Stolon stem plant - hybrid growth type
Size: 5 – 10cm+ tall
Native Range: Australia
Position and Usage: Foreground to midground. Creeps along the substrate.
Growth Rate: Moderate to very fast
Lighting: 3/5 – 5/5
Water Conditions: 6 - 7.5 pH, soft or hard water (highly adaptable)
CO2: Not required

Propagation: Cut stem and replant, runners spread naturally through the aquarium.
Special Requirements: A fertile substrate is recommended either with root-tabs or just fish poop. As for all fast growing plants, regular fertilization with common aquarium fertilizer is also a good call. 

Emersed Growth: Runuculus innudatus is an aquatic member of a wide genera of land plants and is naturally amphibious so it grows quite well either fully or semi-emersed.

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