Asia; Sri Lanka
Middleground specimen plant.
To 18" (45 cm)
From 18" (45 cm)
pH: 6.5-7.0, 2-10, 70-84°F (21-29°C)
Seeds produced by the flower.
Every 6-9 months, the large leaves die off. At this point, remove the plant and place it in a bag with cool water (54°F-12°C) for a month or two. Then return the speciment to the aquarium.
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