Glosso (Glossostigma elatinoides)

From The Aquarium Wiki
Jump to: navigation, search


Glosso

Glossostigma-elatinoides.jpg
Glosso

Glossostigma elatinoides

pH

6.5 - 7.0

25 -30 °C (77-86°F)

Max Height

5 cm (2")

Max Width

3 cm (1.2")




Alternative Names and Variants[edit | edit source]

Glosso

Environment Specifics[edit | edit source]

Not a plant for beginners. High light is a must, as well as substrate fertilization (or liquid or dry fertilizers). CO2 supplementation is a plus. Plant separate plantlets in a checkerboard pattern 1" away from each other to encourage growth. If there is not enough light it will grow upwards rather than forming the desirable carpet look most keepers get this plant for.

Identification[edit | edit source]

Small green plant which grows into an attractive carpet with oval-shaped leaves.

External links[edit | edit source]