strands, long, Hornwort, submerged aquatic for pond, aquar
Picked and packed fresh direct from the grower submerged aquatic Hornwort - Well suited to algae beating Easy to keep Widely tolerant of light and temperature range Growing between f to f Thriving in neutral to slightly alkaline waters Very well suited to coldwater aquaria Versatile as a pond plant Postage USPS - -lb w Priority. strands foot long Submerged Aquatic Coontail Hornwort (Ceratophyllum demersum) 1st photo an attractive versatile foliage plant for quiet shady corners Hornwort excretes substances toxic to algae (allelopathic behaviour) and at good growth conditions it efficiently inhibits most algae growth... coontails is a brittle dense growing floating and submerged aquatic very effective at dominating water quality. Photographs show a gallon bucket quantity and an example single sprig of Hornwort lifted fresh from the pond in mid January An Aquarium plant Hornwort forms brittle stemmed attractive foliage to some length dense masses at the surface or when anchored to form an upright growing habit widely tolerant of a range of water and light conditions bright light will keep it growing strong As an aquarium plant hornwort forms quite attractive submerged and floating foliage it does not form roots. A w to anchor it down would be required to position it as required fairly easy to arrange. 3 big plusses using hornwort for indoor aquaria Fish do not find it tasty to eat... Hornwort contributes to improved water clarity as it exudes natural substance toxic to algae literally it keeps algae off itself.... Particularly useful for fish rearing purposes for egg layers and live bearing fish coping with hard water and providing effective hiding places for baby fish fry Hornwort as a pond plant This is submerged aquatic better than most at coping with fish grazing it s the last plant in a pond they will try to eat... Hornwort grows extremely well in shady dull corner positions of the pond where little else thrives very effective for attracting breeding fish to lay their eggs among the dense foliage where the fish fry s chances of survival is quite high in a shady sheltered corner of the pond. As Winter comes gather coontails over to the side of the pond coontails over winters as tiny sprigs on the bottom of the pond these rise in Spring and if they can start in numbers early in the year they will quickly dominate the water surface area they cover helping to contribute in the suppression of algae and blanketweed These have grown in a quiet corner of a semi shaded Carolina pond through hard freezing winters and hot Summer waters in the s ( f) Please note Among the coontails are likely to be sprigs of bladderwort the odd water lily seedling leafed clover (marsilea) duckweed and possibly azolla these plants d to grow quite happy in the same pond niche alongside coontails Blooming size hardy waterlilies available White light pink mid pink hot pink medium to large size available Other aquatic plants available for ponds aquariums... Tropical and hardy waterlilies Floating plants Various pond iris Marginal plants Available for dispatch as a parcel or local pickup. Over pond plants available for ponds aquariums. Send your pond plant wishlist by email I ll send some links to aquatic pond plant photo galleries on-line Images and contact info on Advertigo website.
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