Bushy Kabomba or Water Kabomba, ordinary (Cabomba aquatica) is an aquarium plant of the Cabombaceae family (Cabombaceae).
In nature bushy bush grows in small bodies of water with stagnant water or lateral tributaries of rivers in the territory from Central Brazil to Northern Mexico.
Cabomba ordinary Widespread among amateur aquarists. Its leaves are bright green in color, like a fan, and the stems can reach two meters in length, develop and grow under water.
Sometimes leaves are formed that float freely in the water column. Often the plant is placed in the middle or background. aquarium.
Optimal conditions for content water cabombs are the water temperature in aquarium within 22-28 ° C and bright lighting. This plant belongs to the light-loving and therefore the plant should be well lit in winter and summer.
In winter, the water temperature should not fall below 18 ° C, in summer – about 25 ° C. If use cabomba ordinary as a substrate for spawning, it will quickly die, but in the decorative aquarium her thicket will be the perfect hiding place for fry aquarium fish. For content plants in aquarium it is best to use specially softened or soft water, in which blue-green algae is less.
The plant is very sensitive to their appearance.
Breeds bushy bush outgoing from the root shoots. To form a bush, it is necessary to cut the stem into small pieces and land in gravel or coarse sand.
Frequent transplantation is extremely negative.