Ericocaulon Ratnagiricum (Dwarf Baby Urchin)

Ericocaulon Ratnagiricum also known as Dwarf Baby Urchin. It is a highly sought after by aquarium enthusiasts. Its rarity and distinctive look make it a prized addition, ensuring your tank stands out with a unique and beautiful setup. Transform your aquarium with the rare and stunning Ericocaulon ratnagiricum. Known for its delicate, grass-like appearance and vibrant green color, this tiny aquatic plant is ideal for creating a lush, green carpet in the foreground of your tank.

Ericocaulon Ratnagiricum (Dwarf Baby Urchin)

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Ericocaulon Ratnagiricum also known as Dwarf Baby Urchin. It is a highly sought after by aquarium enthusiasts. Its rarity and distinctive look make it a prized addition, ensuring your tank stands out with a unique and beautiful setup. Transform your aquarium with the rare and stunning Ericocaulon ratnagiricum. Known for its delicate, grass-like appearance and vibrant green color, this tiny aquatic plant is ideal for creating a lush, green carpet in the foreground of your tank.

Perfect Foreground Carpet Plant: This tiny plant, reaching only about 2.5 inches in height, is perfect for creating a vibrant green carpet in the foreground of your aquarium. Its slender, grassy leaves spread out to form a lush and beautiful base layer, enhancing the overall aesthetics of your underwater landscape.

Easy to Care For: Despite its exotic appearance, Ericocaulon ratnagiricum is relatively easy to maintain. It thrives in various water conditions, making it suitable for both beginners and experienced aquarists.

Optimal Growth Conditions

For the best growth results with Ericocaulon ratnagiricum, provide the following conditions:

  • Lighting: Medium to high lighting enhances the plant's growth and vibrant color.
  • Substrate: A nutrient-rich, acidic substrate supports healthy root development and ensures robust growth.
  • Water Parameters: Maintain a temperature range of 68-82°F (20-28°C) and a pH level between 6.0 and 7.5. The water should have low alkalinity (below 3 dKH).

Key Success Factors

  • Low KH: Keep the water's KH level below 3 to avoid stunting growth.
  • High Light and CO2: Ensure good lighting and CO2 levels at the substrate level for optimal growth.
  • Ammonia-Rich Substrates: Use ammonia-rich substrates for faster growth.

Propagation Tips

Ericocaulon ratnagiricum produces baby plants as it grows larger. To propagate, manually split the plant into halves, which will each grow into separate plants. Remove flower stalks to encourage vegetative growth over flowering.

Enhance Your Aquarium with Ericocaulon ratnagiricum

Add Ericocaulon ratnagiricum to your aquarium to create a captivating underwater paradise. Its unique appearance, easy maintenance, and perfect size for foreground carpeting make it an excellent choice for any aquatic setup. Order now and experience the beauty of this extraordinary plant.

What You Get

Enhance your aquarium with our premium selection of aquatic plants, available in three convenient formats:

  • Bare-Root Plants: Includes approximately 1 loose plants with healthy roots, ready for immediate planting.
  • Bunched Plants: Comes with 1 rooted plants bundled with foam and a plant weight, making it easy to place in your aquarium.
  • Potted Plants: Includes 1 rooted plants potted in a net pot with rock wool, providing stability and promoting healthy growth.

Disclaimer: Pictures are not the actual plants you will receive, but a sample representation. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be free of pests, and pesticides, grow emerged or submerge.

Scientific Name

Ericocaulon Ratnagiricum

Common Name

Erio Ratnagiricum, Eriocaulon Ratnagiri, 

Plant Type

Rosette

Placement

Foreground

CO2

Recommended

Growth Rates

Slow

Difficulty Level

Intermediate

Nutrient Substrate

Required

Can it grow emerged?

Yes

Lighting Requirements

High

 

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      1. Due to the nature of the product. We don't guarantee our plants will be pests free. ( snails, algae, hitchhikers )
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