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The Aquatic Plant Society – Hygrophila sp. Araguaia
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Hygrophila sp. Araguaia

Hygrophila sp. Araguaia has compact, tight-sitting leaves and grows branches easily. Pinching of the stems maintains a bushy look. The plant is reddish brown to purple in colour and is promoted by good growth conditions. The growth rate is average for a Hygrophila. Creeping results from high light when submersed.

Hardiness: Moderate
Light Needs: Moderate-High
Family: Acanthaceae
Genus: Hygrophila
Region: South America by Araguia river
Size: stem width 3 inches
Growth Rate: Moderate
Use: Great foreground plant for large tanks. In a nano aquarium, the long leaves make this better positioned in the midground.

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