BIO Cryptocoryne spiralis 'tiger' It has a very unique pattern on its slender reddish leaves. Let the cuttings fall off the ground or on its substrate to give way to new stalks to grow. Recommended pH range for the species: 5.5 - 7.5 . Notes: Rotala has fragile leaves! Cyperus helferi - $2 per plant. Final coloration is ultimately dependent upon the conditions this plant is kept in. Grows relatively slow and it is hard to maintain at taller heights, making it suitable for Iwagumi layout. Subscribe Out Of Stock Product Notification. Tropical Aquarium / Fish Tank Plants for Sale, CO2 Sets, Fertilisers, and more - Aqua Essentials Cyperus helferi [P2020460] - Originating from Southeast Asia the Cyperus helferi is an unusual yet wonderful aquatic plant with its long and slender leaves that shine with bright greens. Details. But much more difficult when the area covered is so large and located 2 metres below the surface of the water! Flowers in dry, greenish brown clusters. Family: Cyperaceae. Large trimmings can be planted individually in the substrate using a tweezer. Height: 6-12" pH: 6-7.5 . Cyperus helferi. Cyperus helferi by "Louis Lin" Date: Mon, 12 Apr 1999 I've been growing Cyperus helferi for a couple of years. I had quite a bit of it. Cyperus Helferi. One of the tricks to create a beautiful bush is by enhancing the dense feel by trimming it. A relatively easy task for a small aquarium. Cyperus helferi is a bushy plant, easily cultivated in the aquarium. It requires a relatively large amount of light, and CO2 addition is recommended to promote growth. Sideshoots will develop as the plants mature, creating a bushy appearance. Is that grass cyperus helferi? Don't trim it like grass. 'Porto Velho' - 5 for $3. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. The cyperus helferi has filled in nicely in the back and the downoi looks like it could use a good trim. Subscribe Me . Joined 10 Apr 2008 Messages 1,512 Location Coventry, UK. Zones CS, TS; USDA 9-11. :) Posted by Urban Aquaria at 3:00 pm 2 comments: Email This BlogThis! Care: Easy. Cyperus Helferi is in my tank too. Cyperus-species are widespread all over the tropics, but only a few of them are good underwater plants. Staurogyne repens. Recommended water hardness (dGH): 0 - 18°N (0 - 321.43ppm) 0°C 32°F 30°C 86°F. Since it grows long, it is suitable for background. An aquascape is complete only when aquatic plants are grown well. It is a fast grower and can require frequent trimming when kept under high light with Co2 and the addition of fertilizers. Trimming Pogostemon Helferi. Ludwigia inclinata var 'Tornado/Curly' - 3 for $6. 7. It's weird going from plastic plants to low light plants like java ferns, anubias, crypts and mosses to plants that need trimming. ', is what's going off in my head. Cyperus helferi is added. General Aquarium Plants Discussions Discuss aquarium plants, aquatic environments, aquarium lighting, aquarium filters, aquarium backgrounds, and other aquarium topics. It is an attractive background plant but can be tricky to grow in some tanks. This is a live plant meaning size, shape and color may vary. For background. Co2: Not required but recommended. BIO Cyperus helferi. They'll slowly rot after that. Cyperus papyrus is quite easy to overwinter for me. See more ideas about Planted aquarium, Aquascape, Freshwater aquarium. There are about 600 assortments existing but less than half a dozen are suitable as the houseplants. Cyperus hellfire from Thailand is the first Cyperus-species used in aquariums. Cyperus Helferi assortments are the most suitable plants for the aquarium. KH and GH are both around 5 degrees. Plant trimming and algae control are two of the main keys to keeping the Nature Aquarium layout healthy and beautiful over the long term. My experience of it is C. helferi is a rather easy plant, but is slow growing and can be easily covered with green spot algae. 30 Dec 2008 #1 hello, I have masses of C Helferi, but alot of the leaves are covered in algae, like diatoms nothing thread like or fury. Cyperus helferi, a beautiful tall growing plant was used along the back of the tank behind the wood. 'Guyana' - 5 for $4. Initially it may suffer die-off as its leaves adapt from their emerged state to underwater life. Jan 20, 2015 - Explore Craig Kalinowski's board "Aquascaping" on Pinterest. 18 May 2013 #1 Hi All, My Pogostemon helferi is getting rather leggy,probably down to not enough co2 flowing around it,a problem which I am addressing There is new growth at the bases so should I just trim the tall growth off? Some time later the sprig strikes roots and starts to grow. They don’t have much light and don’t grow, but once I bring them out in the spring they all are alive. Myriophyllum sp. I've been growing Cyperus helferi for a couple of years. Region: Southeast Asia. After the initial setup, all leaves with algae or leaves that melt were trimmed. Width of the leaf is about 5-7mm. For background. The tank is a 90 gallon with six 40W tubes and CO2 injection. Trimming Cyperus Helferi. I recently did a big trim on the Blyxa Japonica and removed alot of it, so it looks less crowded. … and a Dutch Tank is really about the growth and arrangement of aquatic plants!!! I was wondering whether i can trim them and how to? The easy and fast-growing Ceratopteris thalictroides is also planted. This is not surprising, because Cyperus helferi is one of the few Cyperus species that can grow submersed. Usual maximum size in aquariums: 20 - 35 cm (7.87 - 13.78 inch) 0 14. Vigorous, invasive plant; best used in contained space. The six tubes are with poor reflectors. Cyperus helferi. Light: Moderate to High. Staurogyne sp. Ive learned a few things in 3 months of having them. 191-202. ©2020 TFH Magazine, a Central Garden & Pet Company. Narrow, firm, spreading leaves arranged like ribs of umbrella at tops of 2- to 4 feet stems. Low-growing stem plant that does not grow tall, making it suitable For mid-ground. Scrophulariaceae limnophila sp. Joined 28 Apr 2013 Messages 652 Location Suffolk/Norfolk Border. fast shipping wonderful plant quality will order again for sure. Thread starter sanj; Start date 30 Dec 2008; sanj Member. I’ll take root divisions with a few green stalks and put them into a bucket of water which I then keep in my cold garage (40ºF) all winter. only had to trim 1-2 leaves because they were slightly brown at the tip. Be sure to handle with care. Didiplis diandra - 5 for $4 . Limnophila aromatica - 5 for $4. All trademarks are either the property of Central Garden & Pet Company, its subsidiaries, divisions, affiliated and/or related companies or the property of their respective owners. I've never trimmed a plant in my life!! P. helferi is unlikely to reach the surface in all but the most shallow aquariums. away. Recommended temperature: 20 - 30 °C (68 - 86°F) Reproduction of the plant: Divisions. I want to continue to learn good trimming techniques regarding large bunch of stem plants and many different species at the same tank. 'Trimming what's that?!? Rating: 5 of 5. Buy “Cyperus” wholesale, they often form into ‘lawns’, but most preferably at wet areas and often be the ascendant species of the lakes and streams. Trim the upper portion of the plant at about five (5) centimeters. Tropical Aquarium / Fish Tank Plants for Sale, CO2 Sets, Fertilisers, and more - Aqua Essentials Cyperus helferi [P2020460] - Originating from Southeast Asia the Cyperus helferi is an unusual yet wonderful aquatic plant with its long and slender leaves that shine with bright greens. It has long, thin and tape shaped leaves that can render a natural feeling like a grassland. For background. You need to plant them as thin as possible. The tank is filled using a colander to prevent clouding. Family: Acanthaceae. So far so good, this background plant's growth rate is slower and much easier to maintain. In the Nature Aquarium, a layout is created by arranging rocks and driftwood and planting aquatic plants in a tank. 191-144. Cyperus helferi Ludwigia Rubin; The comparatively dense planting from the start is intended to make the running-in phase progress smoothly and keep the aquarium free of algae. My experience of it is C. helferi is a rather easy plant, but is slow growing and can be easily covered with green spot algae. 191-304. I cleaned up my neglected 75 gallon and have a massive quantity of trim leftover. Tufts of this plant can reach up to 40cm tall. Successful cultivation calls for good lighting and adequate supply of CO2. Cyperus helferi from Thailand is the first Cyperus-species used in aquariums, 20-35 cm tall and a roset from 15-25 cm wide. Pogostemon Helferi propagates with its spurs, which you can carefully cut off and plant into the substrate. ), with broader leaves and lusher, softer appearance. Posted by Unknown on Oct 20th 2013 Plants came with a great root system and they were about 2 feet long. Overview: Echinodorus parviflorus Tropica is native to South America and is a sword plant. i dont want to cut the leaves and find i have killed the … 5 Cyperus Helferi Propagating Rotala is like any other stem plant, simply cut the stem and replant. Resembles Cyperus involucratus but tends to be less hardy and shorter (to 20 inches. You should have specialized cutters, tweezers, and other tools to facilitate effective pruning and replanting. Might be obvious but in complete ignorance and being brand new to this planted tank thing i cut a bit of what I had like grass. Cyperus-species are widespread all over the tropics, but only a few of them are good underwater plants. It became a real chore to keep up with pruning and maintenance every week... so 2 months ago, i pulled out all the stem plants and replace them with a few bunches of Cyperus Helferi. The six tubes are with poor reflectors. Plants have different growth rates and having a tank with so much different plants, should be a challenge having it looking nice and balanced most of the time. The leaf blade is thin and hard, which is unusual for underwater plant. 191-145. Ludwigia arcuata - 5 for $4.