Overview: Staurogyne sp. “porto velho” has quickly become the foreground plant of choice for many aquascapers. This species will probably remain a favorite among hobbyists due to its bright color and adapting nature. Its popularity is more established in Japan but upon importation into the United States, Staurogyne sp. “porto velho” quickly became a stable foreground plant.
Size Portions: Staurogyne sp. “porto velho” is priced per stem
Lighting conditions: Medium to High
Growth Length: 5 cm (stem width)
Difficulty or care: Medium
Placement in an aquascape: Mid-ground to foreground
PH: 6.0 – 7.5
Temperature: 70 – 85 F
Reproduction: Propagation is through rhizome division and replanting. Another method is by using side shoots to form a separate plant.
Growth Rate: Medium