Overview: Syngonanthus sp. ‘Belem’ is a delicate stem plant that was first introduced into the aquascaping world by the Japanese company Rayon Vert. This plant is mostly found on very soft and blackwater rivers near bodies of water in Central and South America. Although Syngonanthus sp. ‘Belem’ is a difficult plant to grow, once it receives basic requirements, it can thrive easily. Some of these requirements are strong light, CO2 supplementation, soft water, with KH readings 4 to 2.
Size Portions: Syngonanthus sp. ‘Belem’ is priced per stem
Lighting conditions: High to Intense
Growth Length: 5 – 6 cm (leaf size)
Difficulty or care: Hard
Placement in an aquascape: Mid-ground
PH: 6.0 – 8.0
Temperature: 68 – 85 F
Reproduction: Propagation is done by cutting the stem and replanting.
Growth Rate: Medium