Главная 7 Aquarium Plants 7 Spiral valisneria

Spiral valisneria

Spiral valisneria (Vallisneria spiralis) – aquarium plant family vodokrasovye (Hydrocharitaceae).

In natureSpiral valisneria grows in the tropics and subtropics. In Russia Vallisneria occurs in Central Asian waters, as well as in the water expanses of the basins of the Volga, Don, Dnieper and Kuban.

Spiral valisneria is quite popular type of aquarium plants. Spiral valisneria has a ribbon-like leaves of rich green color, which grow, reach the surface of the water surface. Leaves of Vallisneria are twisted in a spiral.

If the plant survives well, its leaves can reach a length of 70-80 centimeters. Although statistics indicate a plant length of 50 centimeters.

AT aquarium Wallisneria takes place in the background or near the side walls.

Simplicity Vallisneria spiral, the simplicity of its reproduction and the ability to grow throughout the year make it one of the favorite plants, even among beginner aquarists. The optimum water temperature for keeping vallisneria spiral is 20-28 ° C in tropical or moderately warm aquariums. If the water is cooler than the indicated range, plant growth slows down.

In addition, the growth of the plant is affected by water hardness, the optimal indicator of which is considered to be 8 °, while the pH should not exceed 5-7. Spiral valisneria requires regular water changes, moderate or bright lighting.

In case of insufficient light, the valisneria is drawn out, the leaves turn yellowish. As a source lighting Both natural and artificial light can be used, and fluorescent lamps or incandescent lamps can be used as a similar light source. Duration of daylight hours from 8 to 16 hours.

The plant is recommended to be planted in a nutrient, well-silted soil. Additional feeding Spiral valisneria does not require.

Since the root system of the plant is very delicate, therefore it is better to use river sand as the soil.

Get in your aquarium thick dawn Vallisneria spiral There is no difficulty, as it multiplies very quickly with the help of daughter root processes. Every year Vallisneria is able to produce up to several dozen subsidiary shoots. In addition, vallisneria can bloom, but flowering is not accompanied by the formation of seeds due to same-sex flowers.

Under natural conditions, both male and female inflorescences can be found. Therefore, valisneria breeds well in the natural environment also with the help of seeds.

О admin

x

Check Also

Spiral Wallisneria: maintenance and care, diseases, reproduction

An aquarium with natural greenery looks very beautiful, resembling a piece of wildlife in your ...

Green algae: list of main species and description

Green algae are a vast group of living microorganisms, the tissues of which are practically ...

Cryptocoryne whitish or Cryptocoryne albida

Cryptocoryne whitish or Cryptocorina Albida (Cryptocoryne alb Growing area Homeland the cryptocorynes of albida considered ...

Tiger Water Lily or Nymphea Lotus (Nymphaea lotus)

Tiger Water Lily or Nymphea lotus (Nymphaea lotus) – aquarium plant Nymphaeaceae family. According to ...

Naiad Guadalupe or Naiad fine-toothed (Najas guadelupensis, Najas Flexilis)

Naiad Guadalupe (Najas guadelupensis) or, as it is called, Naiad finely toothed (Najas Flexikis) – ...

Varieties of aquarium algae on green plants

Beautifully designed aquariums always attract the attention of others. In addition to the fish, they ...

The maintenance of the aquarium plant Rotala indica (Rotala indica)

An aquarium without a lively flora looks plain and empty. A common decoration of a ...

Conditions of maintenance of the aquarium plant Hygrophil

This long-stemmed aquatic plant from the family of acanthus is very popular. It forms lush ...

Species diversity echinodorusov, their features

Without exception, all aquarium lovers are engaged in the cultivation of special plants. There are ...

Green carpet from Chemianthus cube

Chemianthus Kuba is used in many styles of aquascaping because it can grow on a ...

Cryptocoryne Blass (Cryptocoryne blassii)

Cryptocourin Blass (Cryptocoryne blassii) – aquarium plant of the genus Cryptocoryne (Cryptocor? Ne) family aroid ...

Lagenandra ovoid (Lagenandra ovata)

Lagenander ovoid (Lagenandra ovata) – aquarium plant families Aronnik or Araid (Araceae). Homeland langenandra ovoid ...

Unpretentious alode aquarium plant (aquatic plague): species, how it looks, how to plant and care, reproduction

Elodieus freshwater plant, or anaccharis, is quite unpretentious, it grows quickly under any conditions. For ...

The Riccia floating float: maintenance and care in an aquarium

Riccia – a plant freely floating on the surface of the water that has no ...

The content of the marsh plant Prozerpinnaki Palustrist

For its unpretentiousness in the care and the original appearance of Prozerpinaka Palustris is loved ...

Conditions of maintenance of the aquarium plant

Plants in the aquarium play an important role. They not only decorate an artificial reservoir, ...

Types of algae and characteristics of their varieties

Aquatic plants are divided into higher (Cormobionta) and lower (Thallobionta). The latter include all types ...

Cryptocoryne brilliant (Cryptocoryne lucens)

Cryptocoryne brilliant (Cryptocoryne lucens) is an aquarium plant of the Cryptocoryne genus (Cryptocoryne) of the ...

Brazilian Lileuopsis: create a natural lawn in your tank

The appearance of the aquarium is largely determined by the correct selection of the plant ...

Unpretentious aquarium plants for the aquarium (the most undemanding for lighting and care, simple ones that do not require soil): a photo, why vegetation is needed, a decorative purpose, how many plants there may be, species (Javanese moss, Richie, Thai and Indian fern, kladofora, Wallisneria, key moss, nayas, rogolnik, elodey)

There are many unpretentious aquarium plants that look interesting and spectacular, like more capricious species. ...

Plant Elodey leafy: breeding, care in an aquarium

This plant grows in the waters of Brazil, Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina. Elodea has a ...

The content in the aquarium bucephalandra

An aquarium looks unattractive if there are no plants in it. Bucephalandra (lat. Bucephalandra) relatively ...

Conditions of the content of wavy viviparous aponogeton

The aquarium can be decorated with various plants, but there are those that are in ...

Moss species with description and names, list of plants

On earth there are representatives of the plant world, which are considered the largest. These ...