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WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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I'm going to start a new thread here with care information for the plants. If there is a plant that you want a profile for, post up the name of the plant (scientific names are preferred). Post requests in Plant Profile Requests thread.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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COMMON NAME: Cognac plant
LIGHT LEVELS: Medium to High
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: Recommended
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: Needs a good substrate to root in.
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Intermediate
PROPAGATION: Clippings
GROWTH RATE: Medium to fast
NOTES: Makes a great accent in a lush planted tank.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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COMMON NAME: Giant Anubias
LIGHT LEVELS: Low to high light
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: None
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: The rhizome of this plant needs to be kept in open water to an extent.
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Side shoots, and fragmenting the rhizome
GROWTH RATE: Slow
NOTES: This plant can be easily rooted to objects such as wood or rock.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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COMMON NAME: Anubias nana
LIGHT LEVELS: Low to high light
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: None
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: The rhizome of this plant needs to be kept in open water to an extent.
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Side shoots, and fragmenting the rhizome
GROWTH RATE: Slow
NOTES: This plant can be easily rooted to objects such as wood or rock.
 
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WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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COMMON NAME: Java Moss
LIGHT LEVELS: Low to medium
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: None
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: Very adaptable plant, can even be grown under incandescent bulbs.
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Shoot division
GROWTH RATE: Moderate to fast
NOTES: This plant can be easily rooted to objects such as wood or rock.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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sCOMMON NAME: Amazon sword
LIGHT LEVELS: Low to high
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: None
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: Very large leaves. A very hardy plant, which sends out long roots.
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Daughter plants, division of rosettes.
GROWTH RATE: Moderate to fast
NOTES: This plant can easily outgrow a 30 gallon tank.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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COMMON NAME: Ammannia senegalensis
LIGHT LEVELS: High
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: Moderate
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: Needs a good substrate to root in.
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Intermediate
PROPAGATION: Clippings
GROWTH RATE: Medium to fast
NOTES: This plant can be used as a colorful backdrop.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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COMMON NAME(s): Elodea, Anacharis
LIGHT LEVELS: Low to high
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: None required
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: Can be floated or planted.
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Clippings
GROWTH RATE: Fast
NOTES: Considered invasive in many states. Check sticky.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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COMMON NAME: Brazilian pennywort
LIGHT LEVELS: Medium Low to high
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: None
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: Can be floated or planted.
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Clippings, runners
GROWTH RATE: Fast
NOTES: Fast growing plant. If floated, will quickly cover the top of the tank.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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Dec 23, 2005
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Moscow, ID
COMMON NAME: Beckett's cryptocoryne
LIGHT LEVELS: Low to medium
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: None
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: May melt when transplanted, but will start growing again if the roots are healthy. Root feeder.
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Division of rosette
GROWTH RATE: Medium
NOTES: Great for low light setups.
 
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