Dwarf Chain Sword (Echinodorus tenellus)

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Dwarf Chain Sword

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Dwarf Chain Sword

Echinodorus tenellus

pH

6.5 - 7.5

19 -30 °C (66.2-86°F)

Max Height

10 cm (3.9")

Max Width

5 cm (2")




Alternative names[edit]

Dwarf Chain Sword, Microsword, Pygmy Chain Sword

Environment Specifics[edit]

Requires good light and should not be over-shadowed by larger plants. Can only form a "lawn" appearance with high light levels. Benefits from fertiliser substrate.

Identification[edit]

A small foreground plant with slender long leaves. Spreads with runners around the aquarium substrate.

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