Mikrantemum few flowers (Micranthemum micranthemo Growing area
Habitat mikrantemmy few flowers – reservoirs of eastern North America.
Stems mikrantemmy few flowers erect, long, slightly branched. In height, the plant reaches up to 30 cm. The leaves of light green color do not have petioles and are arranged in whorls of 3-4 things.
The sheet plate itself is not very large, its length is up to a centimeter, and its width is 3 mm. The shape of the sheet plate is oblong with a blunt tip and a wedge-shaped base. The root system of the plant is weak, creeping.
The micranem is suitable for creating aquarium compositions as a ground cover plant.
Content mikrantemmy few flowers does not cause special difficulties and therefore suitable for novice aquarists. It is better to have a plant in groups in the middle or foreground. aquarium.
It is very gentle aquarium plant and therefore may suffer from attacks snails and some fish species, such as barbus, cichlids etc. Under favorable conditions micrantemus per month it grows up to 10 cm and is a good shelter for fish as a breeding ground.
Water in which it grows aquarium plant must meet the following parameters: temperature from 15 to 28 ° C, pH 6-8, hardness 2-15 °. Needs good filtration and weekly water changes in aquarium up to 20% of the total. Lighting for the content of mikrantemma few flowering should be bright.
With this illuminated the plant begins to actively release oxygen. As an illuminator, fluorescent lamps can be used, the power of which is about 0.7 watts per liter of water. Cannot be fouled mikrantemuma seaweed
As an additional feed, clay is added to the soil.
Mikrantemum few flowers propagated by separating the shoots from the root and dividing the stem. If the point of growth of the main stem pinned, then on it are formed from the sinuses of the leaves side shoots, which are planted in an aquarium.
Shoots quickly adapt and root.