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WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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COMMON NAME: Watersprite
LIGHT LEVELS: Medium-low to high
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: None
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: Can be floated, but does better planted.
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: beginner
PROPAGATION: Clippings and daughter plants
GROWTH RATE: Fast
NOTES: Great for nitrate removal.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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Dec 23, 2005
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Moscow, ID
COMMON NAME: Blood Stargrass
LIGHT LEVELS: High
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: Recommended
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: None
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Clippings
GROWTH RATE: Medium to fast
NOTES: Red coloration will be brought out by intense lights.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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Dec 23, 2005
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Moscow, ID
COMMON NAME: Narrow leaf chain sword
LIGHT LEVELS: Medium to High
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: Recommended
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: A good substrate is recommended.
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Runners
GROWTH RATE: Slow to fast
NOTES: Great ground cover plant.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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Dec 23, 2005
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Moscow, ID
COMMON NAME: Giant bacopa
LIGHT LEVELS: Medium to High
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: Not necessary.
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: None.
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Clippings.
GROWTH RATE: Medium to fast
NOTES: Great background plant.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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Dec 23, 2005
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Moscow, ID
COMMON NAME: Pearlweed
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: Runners and clippings.
GROWTH RATE: Medium to fast
NOTES: Great ground cover plant.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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Dec 23, 2005
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Moscow, ID
COMMON NAME: Java fern
LIGHT LEVELS: Low to medium.
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: None
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: The rhizome of this plant can rot, and is best kept in moving water.
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Daughter plants
GROWTH RATES: Slow to medium
NOTES: This plant can be easily rooted to objects such as wood or rock.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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Dec 23, 2005
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Moscow, ID
COMMON NAME: Downoi
LIGHT LEVELS: Medium-high to High
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: Recommended
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: Needs to be rooted in substrate
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Intermediate
PROPAGATION: Side shoot clippings
GROWTH RATE: Moderate
NOTES: Makes a great ground cover accent.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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Dec 23, 2005
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Moscow, ID
COMMON NAME: Hornwort
LIGHT LEVELS: Medium to High
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: None
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: Can be floating or rooted in substrate
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Side shoot clippings.
GROWTH RATE: Fast
NOTES: Very fast growing, great for nutrient removal.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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Dec 23, 2005
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Moscow, ID
COMMON NAME: Giant Hygrophila
LIGHT LEVELS: Medium-high to High
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: Recommended
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: Needs to be rooted in substrate
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Side shoot clippings.
GROWTH RATE: Medium to fast.
NOTES: Background plant.
 

WyldFya

Baryancistrus demantoides
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Dec 23, 2005
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Moscow, ID
COMMON NAME: Wisteria
LIGHT LEVELS: Medium-high to High
SPECIAL CO2 REQUIREMENT: None
SPECIAL CARE REQUIREMENTS: Can be rooted, or floating
PLANTED AQUARIST EXPERIENCE LEVEL: Beginner
PROPAGATION: Clippings.
GROWTH RATE: Medium
NOTES: Background plant.
 
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