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Glosso exhibits a distinctive growth habit characterized by its small, round, and vibrant green leaves that form dense and compact clusters. Under optimal conditions, its growth is creeping and horizontal, creating a visually appealing carpet effect that mimics the lush undergrowth of aquatic landscapes. Each leaf is typically around 2-5 millimeters in diameter, contributing to the delicate and intricate nature of the carpet it forms.
To thrive, Glossostigma elatinoides requires high light intensity, nutrient-rich water, and a well-balanced aquatic environment. In aquarium setups, it's often used in combination with nutrient-rich substrates, CO2 supplementation, and regular fertilization to achieve its full potential. Its growth can be relatively fast, especially in ideal conditions, necessitating regular maintenance such as trimming to maintain the desired carpet thickness and prevent shading of lower leaves.
Glosso is not only visually appealing but also serves a functional role in aquarium ecosystems. Its dense carpet provides refuge and spawning grounds for small fish and invertebrates, contributing to the overall health and balance of the aquatic environment.
Aquarists often use Glossostigma elatinoides as a foreground or mid-ground plant to create captivating aquascapes that mimic the natural beauty of submerged landscapes. Its ability to transform an aquarium into a captivating underwater garden has earned it a special place in the hearts of aquascaping enthusiasts, making it a sought-after choice for those looking to create captivating and vibrant aquatic scenes.
- Sold as loose Bare-root plants, Bunched plants, or Potted plants
- Bare-root plants | small portion, loose bare-root, approx. 2" portion
- Potted plants | plants potted with net pot and rock wool
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.
Growth Rates: Medium - Fast
Difficulty Level: Intermediate
Nutrient Substrate: Required
Lighting Requirements: High - Very High
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WHAT WE GUARANTEE
24 Hours Live Arrival Guarantee* - In a rare case of live stocks dead on arrival, we must be notified within 24 hours by the same day of delivery. Please take clear photos of the damaged product and send it to us within 24 hours. Live Arrival Guarantee will be void after 24 hours of delivery. All replacements are considered final and we will not replace the replacement.
- Picture requirements: Take at least 2 clear photos of damaged product in their original, unopened & sealed transparent packing and send photos and orders information to our email within 24 hours: email@example.com
- Please do not take picture of damaged plants, or animals in your aquarium. Once they have been introduced to your aquarium's ecosystem. It is no longer covered by our guarantee.
Please keep in mind that Live Arrival Guarantee only guarantees that live stocks will be alive upon arrival. We cannot guarantee that you will continue to have success with them. Many factors, including the aquarium environment, water quality, nutrient, temperature, lighting, filter, and CO2 system, can contribute to the failure to grow live plants and live animals.
WHAT WE CAN'T GUARANTEE
Even though our plants are very clean, but we can't guarantee they will be 100% pest-free because we cannot be responsible for your aquarium. Please use it at your own risk. We recommended all customers rinse the plants with clean water and quarantine them before use.
However, plants in tissue culture will be 100% free from pests, algae and never have been contacting with any aquarium.
- Due to the nature of the product. We don't guarantee our plants will be pests free. ( snails, algae, hitchhikers )
- We don't guarantee our plants will be free of pesticides. We use homemade, organic pesticides in our greenhouse to control pests. We do not use pesticides that contain copper. Copper is toxic to invertebrates such as aquatic snails, crabs, shrimps, etc
- We don't guarantee your aquarium success or are responsible for your aquarium inhabitant including but not limited to fish, shrimp, snail, turtle, etc. So please quarantine all plants when use!
- Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be grow emerged or submerge.