Eriocaulon sp. Setaceum

Plant Profile

Common Name: Eriocaulon Setaceum
Family: Eriocaulaceae
Genus: Eriocaulon
Origins: Australia
Difficulty: Easy
Growth Rate: Slow
Placement: Mid-Background
Requirements: High light, temps 68 – 82.4F(20 – 28C), pH: 5 – 6.5

Erio Setaceum is a fine-leaved plant for mid to background placement. Its ease of slow growth is contrasted by its demands for soft water, bright lighting, and clear water. Less than perfect conditions will result inĀ  melting throughout the entire plant. This is certainly a species for experienced aquarists and typically unavailable through retail channels.

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