Echinodorus

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    Echinodorus, commonly known as sword plants, is a genus of aquatic plants belonging to the Alismataceae family. Native to Central and South America, Echinodorus plants are commonly found in the aquatic habitats of these regions, such as rivers, streams, and swamps. They are popular among aquarium hobbyists due to their hardiness, ease of care, and variety of shapes, sizes, and colors.

    There are over 50 different species of Echinodorus, ranging from small plants suitable for foreground planting to larger specimens that can be used as background plants. Some popular species of Echinodorus include Echinodorus bleheri, Echinodorus amazonicus, Echinodorus tenellus, and Echinodorus parviflorus.

    Echinodorus plants typically prefer moderate to high lighting and nutrient-rich substrate. They are heavy root feeders and can benefit from regular fertilization. When grown in favorable conditions, Echinodorus plants can grow large leaves and even produce flowers above the water surface. They can be propagated through runners or by dividing the root system. Overall, Echinodorus plants are a great addition to any aquarium setup, providing both aesthetic appeal and functional benefits.


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    Echinodorus Bleheri | Amazon Sword Plants - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Amazon Sword
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    Echinodorus Pink Miracle Mother Plants Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Pink Miracle Potted APF Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Pink Miracle
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    Helanthium Tenellum | Pygmy Chain Sword - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Helanthium Tenellum (Dwarf Chain Sword)
    Sale price $6.99 Regular price $9.99
    Echinodorus Aflame In Vitro Tissue Culture APF Aquarium Plants Factory®
    Echinodorus Aflame In Vitro Tissue Culture APF Aquarium Plants Factory®
    Echinodorus Aflame Tissue Culture (Purple Knight Sword)
    $19.99
    A photograph of Echinodorus parviflorus 'Tropica,' an aquatic plant with bright green, lance-shaped leaves and a lush appearance, thriving in a freshwater aquarium.
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    Echinodorus Parviflorus ‘Tropica’
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    Echinodorus Rainbow APF Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Rainbow APF Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Rainbow
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    Helanthium Tenellum / Echinodorus Tenellus Tissue Culture APF Aquarium Plants Factory®
    Helanthium Tenellum - Tissue Culture Cup - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Helanthium Tenellum / Echinodorus Tenellus Tissue Culture
    Sale price $9.99 Regular price $19.99
    Echinodorus Hadi Red Pearl / Echinodorus Cordifolius Harbich Red APF Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Hadi Red Pearl / Echinodorus Cordifolius Harbich Red APF Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Hadi Red Pearl
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    Echinodorus Ozelot Red - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Ozelot Red
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    Echinodorus Yellow Sun APF Aquarium Plants Factory®
    Echinodorus Cordifolius ‘Golden Sun’ Pot | APF Aquarium Plants Factory®
    Echinodorus Yellow Sun
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    Echinodorus Marble Queen Bunched APF Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Marble Queen Potted APF Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Marble Queen
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    Echinodorus Red Rubin | PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE TO SHIP ON OR BEFORE JAN 16TH - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Red Rubin | PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE TO SHIP ON OR BEFORE JAN 16TH - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Red Rubin
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    Helanthium Vesuvius, previously known as Echinodorus Vesuvius or Twisted Chain Sword, is a unique and eye-catching freshwater aquarium plant that is native to South America. It belongs to the Alismataceae family and is characterized by its long, narrow, and twisted leaves that grow in a spiral pattern.
    You can propagate Helanthium Vesuvius by allowing runners to grow from the parent plant. These runners can be nurtured into new plants or carefully trimmed and relocated within the aquarium. Another method is dividing the plant's rhizome.
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    Echinodorus Chameleon Red Potted | APF Aquarium Plants Factory®
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    Helanthium Quadricostatus (Echinodorus Quadricostatus) Tissue Culture
    Helanthium Bolivianum 'Quadricostatus' previously known as Echinodorus Magdalenensis for many years. However, the chain sword group was moved to the genus Helanthium.
    Helanthium Quadricostatus (Echinodorus) Tissue Culture
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    Helanthium Vesuvius, an enchanting freshwater plant hailing from South America, formerly known as Echinodorus Vesuvius or Twisted Chain Sword. This unique aquatic gem belongs to the Alismataceae family and is prized for its captivating appearance, featuring elegantly elongated leaves with a charming spiral pattern.
    You can propagate Helanthium Vesuvius by allowing runners to grow from the parent plant. These runners can be nurtured into new plants or carefully trimmed and relocated within the aquarium. Another method is dividing the plant's rhizome.
    Helanthium Vesuvius (Echinodorus) Tissue Culture
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    Echinodorus Amazonicus / Amazon Sword Plants - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Amazonicus / Amazon Sword Plants Bundle - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Amazonicus
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    Echinodorus Pink Princess, or Pink Amazon Sword, is a stunning and easy-to-care-for aquatic plant that requires a nutrient-rich substrate to reach its full potential. With its vibrant pink to reddish coloration and unique leaf structure, it is a great addition to any aquarium.
    Echinodorus Pink Princess, or Pink Amazon Sword, is a stunning and easy-to-care-for aquatic plant that requires a nutrient-rich substrate to reach its full potential. With its vibrant pink to reddish coloration and unique leaf structure, it is a great addition to any aquarium.
    Pink Amazon Sword
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    Echinodorus Argentinensis / Argentine Sword APF Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Argentinensis / Argentine Sword APF Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Argentinensis
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    Echinodorus Reni - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Reni - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Reni
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    Echinodorus Red Flame | APF Aquarium Plants Factory®
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    Echinodorus Red Flame
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    Echinodorus Ozelot Green - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Ozelot Green - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Ozelot Green
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    Echinodorus Small Bear - Tissue Culture Cup - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Small Bear Tissue Culture
    $19.99
    Echinodorus Chocolate Marble Sword | APF Aquarium Plants Factory®
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    Echinodorus Chocolate Marble
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    Echinodorus Small Bear - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Small Bear - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Small Bear
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    Helanthium Quadricostatus, also known as Broad Leaf Chain Sword, is a species of aquatic plant that belongs to the Alismataceae family. It is native to South America, where it is found in the Amazon River Basin and the Rio Paraguay.
    Helanthium quadricostatus, also known as Echinodorus bolivianus 'Quadricostatus', is a popular aquatic plant native to South America, particularly found in Bolivia and Brazil. It belongs to the Alismataceae family and is a member of the Echinodorus genus, which includes other popular aquatic plants like the Amazon sword plant.
    Helanthium Quadricostatus (Broad Leaf Chain Sword)
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    Echinodorus Cordifolius Radican Sword / Creeping Burhead APF Aquarium Plants Factory®
    Echinodorus Cordifolius - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Cordifolius
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    Echinodorus Red Phoenix | APF Aquarium Plants Factory®
    Echinodorus Red Phoenix | APF Aquarium Plants Factory®
    Echinodorus Red Phoenix
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    Echinodorus bolivianum, also known as the Chain Sword, is a popular aquatic plant native to South America, particularly found in Bolivia and Brazil. It belongs to the Alismataceae family and is a member of the Echinodorus genus, which includes other popular aquatic plants like the Amazon sword plant and Helanthium quadricostatus.
    Helanthium bolivianum, formerly known as Echinodorus bolivianum, is a popular aquatic plant commonly known as the Bolivian chain sword or simply chain sword. It is native to South America and belongs to the Alismataceae family.
    Helanthium Bolivianum (Chain Sword)
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    Echinodorus grisebachii 'Pink Princess', commonly referred to as Pink Amazon Sword, is a highly sought-after aquatic plant among enthusiasts. Its exquisite appearance is due to the development of a stunning pink to intense reddish color, which is influenced by the amount of light and nutrients it receives. As a heavy roots feeder, Pink Amazon Sword necessitates a nutrient-rich substrate to thrive, making aquasoil a highly recommended option.
     Echinodorus grisebachii 'Pink Princess', also known as Pink Amazon Sword, is an exquisite and straightforward-to-care-for aquatic plant that requires a nutrient-rich substrate to attain its full potential. Its vibrant pink to reddish coloration and exceptional leaf structure make it a fantastic addition to any aquarium.
    Echinodorus Pink Princess Tissue Culture
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    Echinodorus Horemanii Red is a stunning hybrid sword plant that adds a vibrant touch to your aquarium with its beautiful red and brownish colors. This particular variety is a crossbreed between Echinodorus Uruguayensis, and it complements the renowned Green Amazon Sword perfectly.
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    Echinodorus Horemanii Red
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    Echinodorus Muricatus | PRE-ORDER AVAILABLE TO SHIP ON OR BEFORE NOV 18TH - Aquarium Plants Factory
    Echinodorus Muricatus
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    If you're seeking a plant that embraces transformation and offers an ever-evolving display of beauty, look no further than Echinodorus 'Green Chameleon'. Let it weave its enchantment, captivating your senses and transforming your aquarium into a breathtaking masterpiece. Get ready to embark on a journey of color and wonder with this sensational aquatic gem.
    Introducing the extraordinary Echinodorus 'Green Chameleon'! This aquatic marvel has been born through a breeding masterpiece, a combination of Echinodorus 'Simply Red' and another green parent. Brace yourself for an emersed form that exudes pure green brilliance and an aquarium transformation that will leave you spellbound.
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    Echinodorus Oriental APF Aquarium Plants Factory®
    Echinodorus Oriental
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    Echinodorus horizontalis mini is a compact variety of the Echinodorus horizontalis sword plant. It is a smaller version that is well-suited for smaller aquariums or as a foreground plant in larger setups. Like its larger counterpart, E. horizontalis mini originates from the Amazon region of South America, specifically the shaded areas of marsh woods and temporarily flooded forests.
    Echinodorus Horizontalis Mini
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    Introducing Echinodorus 'Big Bear,' a captivating and enduring red-leaved variety that has captivated aquarists since its commercial availability in 1995. Renowned for its popularity, this plant forms a compact rosette, showcasing a stunning array of hues ranging from rusty red to deep, velvety crimson. With maturity, it can reach a height of up to 50 cm (approximately 20 inches), adding a striking presence to any aquarium.
    To ensure the well-being of Echinodorus 'Big Bear' in an aquatic environment, proper care and attention are vital. Adequate lighting, nutrient supplementation, and a suitable substrate all play integral roles in supporting its healthy growth and enhancing the intensity of its mesmerizing colors.
    Echinodorus Big Bear
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    Aquarius uruguayensis previously known as Echinodorus uruguayensis, and commonly known as the Uruguay Sword or Amazon Sword, is a species of aquatic plant belonging to the family Alismataceae. It is native to South America and can be found in Uruguay, Brazil, and Argentina.
    Propagation of Echinodorus uruguayensis can be done through the production of adventitious plantlets, which are miniature versions of the parent plant that develop on the flower stalk. These plantlets can be separated and replanted to establish new individuals.
    Echinodorus Uruguayensis
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    Echinodorus bolivianum, also known as the Chain Sword, is a popular aquatic plant native to South America, particularly found in Bolivia and Brazil. It belongs to the Alismataceae family and is a member of the Echinodorus genus, which includes other popular aquatic plants like the Amazon sword plant and Helanthium quadricostatus.
    Helanthium Bolivianum, also known as Echinodorus Bolivianum or Chain Sword, is a popular freshwater aquarium plant that is native to South America. It belongs to the Alismataceae family and is characterized by its long, narrow, and slightly curled leaves that grow in a chain-like pattern.
    Helanthium Bolivianum Tissue Culture
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    Echinodorus ascherianus, commonly known as "Ascher's sword," is a species of aquatic plant belonging to the family Alismataceae. It is native to South America and is popular among aquarium enthusiasts due to its attractive appearance and ease of care.
    Echinodorus Ascherianus
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    Echinodorus horizontalis, a medium-sized sword plant from the Amazon region, thrives in shaded areas of marsh woods and temporarily flooded forests. It adapts to changing water levels by developing submersed leaves that resemble its emersed ones.
    Echinodorus horizontalis
    from $14.99 Regular price $19.99
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