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Pogostemon erectus, also known as "Starry Pogostemon," is an enchanting aquatic plant that brings a touch of natural beauty to aquariums and aquatic setups. Native to Southeast Asia, this species can be found in regions with slow-moving waters or marshy areas, and its adaptation to aquatic environments makes it an ideal choice for aquariums.
The plant features slender, upright stems that can reach impressive heights in the right conditions, creating a striking vertical element in the aquascape. The bright green leaves are arranged in whorls along the stems, resembling a star-like pattern, which adds to its unique appeal. As the plant grows, it forms lush clusters of foliage that provide hiding spots and shelter for aquarium inhabitants, creating a more natural and stress-free environment for fish and other aquatic creatures.
Pogostemon erectus is relatively undemanding when it comes to care, making it suitable for both beginners and experienced aquarists. It thrives in moderate to high light conditions and benefits from nutrient-rich substrates and regular fertilization. Additionally, providing a stable water temperature and proper water circulation supports healthy growth.
When planted in groups, Pogostemon erectus forms dense and visually striking patches, resembling mini underwater forests. Its ability to grow densely can help reduce algae growth by competing for nutrients, promoting a well-balanced and visually pleasing aquarium ecosystem.
In addition to its aesthetic appeal, this aquatic plant is known to oxygenate the water through photosynthesis, contributing to a healthier environment for fish and invertebrates. Moreover, its presence aids in maintaining water quality by absorbing excess nitrates, helping to prevent algae outbreaks and maintain a stable ecosystem.
Whether used in a natural-themed aquarium or a meticulously designed aquascape, Pogostemon erectus remains a popular choice for hobbyists seeking to create a captivating underwater world. With its graceful form and beneficial contributions to water quality, this aquatic gem elevates the overall beauty and vitality of any aquatic setting.
- Sold as Fresh-cut Plants, Bunched plants, or Potted plants
- Young plants grow in a controlled laboratory environment
- Fresh-cut plants | approx. 6 stems, loose plants
- Bunched plants | approx. 6 stems with foam, and lead weight
- Potted plants | approx. 6 stems with net pot and rock wool
Pictures are not the actual plants you will receive, but a sample representation. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be grow emerged, or submerge.
Growth Rates: Medium - Fast
Difficulty Level: Easy
Nutrient Substrate: Recommended
Lighting Requirements: Medium - 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.
Gorgeous plant and my guppies love it. Just hard to anchor these.
Excellent plant, came quickly and very healthy looking. It looked exactly like the picture. Will be ordering more for sure.