The habitat of this plant extends from North to South America. It can grow both in stagnant and flowing water with a fast current at a depth of 1.5 meters. Karolinskaya kabomba grows equally fast throughout the year and is therefore widespread among aquarists.
This long-stem plant easily adapts to new conditions, it quickly grows to form a beautiful openwork curtain, it is planted in the background in aquariums.
Many species of fish spawn actively in the thickets of cabomba, which are also a good shelter for fry. Kabomba Karolinskaya is a very unpretentious plant, it can be kept in water with a temperature of 18-26 ° C, water hardness is not more than 8 ° with a neutral or slightly acidic reaction (pH5.5-6.8). muddy suspension in water, since small particles of organic matter can settle on the leaves, as a result of which they lose their attractiveness and eventually disappear.
Kabomba Caroline is very demanding of lighting. This light-loving plant with a lack of lighting begins to stretch in length and loses a bright color.
The power of fluorescent lamps in the aquarium should be up to 0.5 W per liter, and the duration of the day should be about 12 hours.
When planting Karolinsky kabomba in an old aquarium, the plant will have enough food from silted soil, but if it is planted in a new soil, then it is desirable to add fertilizer for accelerated growth. The root system of this plant is sufficiently developed, so it needs a fine fraction of the soil.
Kabomba breeding in the aquarium is made by separating the stem with a piece of rhizome, they very easily take root in a new place and quickly begin to grow. You can use another way: divide the whole stem into parts with 5-6 whorls of leaves, but in this case, the top and bottom will grow normally, but the growth of the middle parts will stop before the root system is formed.
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