Limnophila sp. Guinea Broad-leaf

Overview:  Limnophila sp. ‘Guinea Broad-leaf’ is a relatively new plant from Africa. It first appeared in the aquarium hobby in 2008 where it is slowly becoming more and more popular because of hobbyist trading. Limnophila sp. ‘Guinea Broad-leaf’ is a fairly difficult plant to grow since it does need specific conditions. Growth is very fast and dense which makes it a great plant for larger aquariums.

Size Portions: Limnophila sp. ‘Guinea Broad-leaf’ is priced per stem

Lighting conditions: Medium

Growth Length: 3 – 6 cm (leaf size)

Difficulty or care: Moderate

Placement in an aquascape: Mid-ground to foreground

PH: 6.0 – 7.5

Temperature: 68 – 84 F

Reproduction: Propagation is done by cutting side shoots when it grows laterally.

Growth Rate: Fast