Bacopa monnieri 'Compact'

Aquarium suitability: yes
Usage: Midground, Nano tanks, Foreground, group
Difficulty: very easy
Growth: medium
See also: Bacopa monnieri , Hedyotis salzmannii
Availability [?]: 
  • occasionally available commercially

  • Bacopa monnieri Typ II
  • Bacopa monnieri Type II

Trader names [?]: 
  • Bacopa compacta

Misapplied names: 
  • Hedyotis salzmannii

Habit, plant type:

  • stem
Major group (unranked): Seed plants: Flowering plants (Angiosperms)
Order: Lamiales
Family: Plantaginaceae
Genus: Bacopa

Light medium to high 
Temperature tolerance 15 to 30 °C
Optimum temperature 18 to 28 °C
Carbonate hardness 2 to 30 °dKH
pH value 5 to 9 
Carbon dioxide (CO2) 10 to 40 mg/l
Nitrate (NO3-) 10 to 50 mg/l
Phosphate (PO43-) 0.1 to 3 mg/l
Potassium (K+) 5 to 30 mg/l
Iron (Fe) 0.01 to 0.5 mg/l

Growth: medium

Propagation: Cuttings

Can grow emersed?: yes

Suited for outdoor cultivation / ponds: unknown

Winter hardiness: not hardy in Germany

There is no detailled information for cultivating this plant yet.
Aquascaping: well-branched, bushy

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