Glossostigma elatinoides
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Glossostigma elatinoides

Common Names: Glosso
Distribution: Australia, New Zealand
Description: Tiny, bright green, tear shaped leaves grow off runners that form a dense mat along the bottom of the tank in bright light.
Potential Height: 4cm   (1.6")
Growth Rate: Fast
Care: Strong lighting and CO2 are generally considered necessary for this plant to thrive. A rich substrate will help keep this plant healthy.
Difficulty: Moderate
22°C - 28°C
72°F - 82°F
5 - 8
1 dH - 8 dH
Lighting: Strong lighting of three watts per gallon or more of fluorescent lighting is required.
Propagation: Spreads by runners, which can be cut similarly to stem plants at the nodes.
Comments: Staple foreground plant of the high tech tank. Due to the small and compact nature of this plant, many shapes and effects can be acheived using rocks and driftwood.
Image Credit: mattyboombatty
Submitted By: mattyboombatty
Contributors: mattyboombatty, Natalie
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