Thin Vallisneria has green long and narrow leaves somewhat like ribbons, and is a popular aquarium plant due to it's easy care and undemanding needs. Suitable as a background plant, it's leaves grow long. It is a “true aquatic” plant, and needs to be submersed underwater at all times for its reproductive cycle.
Easy to keep. Tolerates broad water conditions and produces off shoots readily in the aquarium.
Background placement in the aquarium.
Moderate growth rate. Thin Vallisneria can be planted in gravel, sand and nutrient rich substrates. They are root feeders and benefit from additional iron.
Low to moderate lighting requirements.
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Preferred Water Parameters