Aquascaping Lab - VALLISNERIA Aquatic Plant technical description and management (all varieties)
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aquascaping Lab by Tommaso Perini and Serena Sacchi, presents a video on description and management of aquatic plant Vallisneria describing more variety (Vallisneria Gigantea, Vallisneria Spiralis, Vallisneria Rubra, Vallisneria Nana, Vallisneria torta). It comes from Hydrocharitaceae family and it is the most common variety of aquatic plant, its ancient origin is Asian but is diffused around all over the world for its durability and ease adaptation. It's totally submerged plants and develop very high ribbon leaves like almost vitrified. The variety Vallisneria is often recommended for beginners because it is very simple to manage and can leave well both in acidic water or hard water, can resists water which shows a high conductivity (high microsiems also in 1000). It is characterized by an exceptionally fast growth it must place it on background, you must to be sure that the tank has a height suited to the growth of this variety, once the leaf meets the water surface, continues to grow on it, and give a sense of fluctuation and movement in the aquarium. VALLISNERIA GIGANTEA: It is the largest variety of Vallisneria, in the natural environment can reach a height of 2 meters. The leaf has a thickness which can be up to 3/4 cm and on the extremities are characterized by a dark color almost dark brown, this does not mean that the leaves are not healthy. It is very fast and you have to choose large tanks, it is also the most durable, can leave from 16° to over 30° Celsius. VALLISNERIA SPIRALIS: Very similar to the Gigantea values and maintenance, it only changes the morphology of the leaf which has a reduced height and a narrower width, about 2cm. It characterized by a lighter green color. VALLISNERIA RUBRA: Very similar to the Gigantea values and maintenance, has a more rigid leaf, the same Spiralis size but characterized by a more dark red color, in bright red light appears more bright red. VALLISNERIA NANA: Very similar to the other Vallisneria requirements, very strong and fast growth. Geographical origin of this variety is from Australia. Presents very narrow leaves, the fundamental difference to the other Vallsineria is the thickness, very thin leaf almost less than 1 cm, and with a more reduced growth in height almost 50 cm max. It should however be positioned on background. VALLISNERIA TORTA: Very easy and similar to other Vallisneria requirements, is characterized by reduced ribbon leaves, about 25 cm height, but with the peculiarity of having twisted leaveslike a spiral. REPRODUCTION AND MOLTIPLICATION: It reproduces very easily, thanks to the production of many stolons, you can also duplicate for insemination once the flower emerges from water. FERTILIZER AND SUBSTRATE: It can also stand in tanks with little light and no CO2 system, but it needs a lot of substrate becaouse the variety is characterized by substantial root system with numerous stolons, which soon will become plants, recommended a rich fertilizer. Ideal temperature range: 16 ° - 30 ° Celsius Light demand: media Growth Speed: Fast GH ranhe: 7 - 30 PH range: 6 - 8 Grow difficulty: Easy SUBSCRIBE NOW ON YOUTUBE CHANNEL: https://www.youtube.com/c/AquascapingLab PLANTS FIRM: http://www.troplant.com/ TROPLANT FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/Troplant-877966625572836/?fref=ts FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/AquascapingLab.info TWITTER: https://twitter.com/AquascapingLab INSTAGRAM: https://instagram.com/aquascapinglab Aquascaping Lab is a channel dedicated to the world of aquariums, where you can find tutorials, reviews, info, tips and experiences shared by experts in the field of aquascaping. The topics covered are: - Aquascaping in oriental design (Takashi Amano style), various habitats and fitting procedure illustrated by means of tutorials. - Productions of marine aquariums, tropical and Mediterranean. - Description and sheets of fish crustaceans molluscs invertebrates and corals in saltwater and freshwater. - Description and data sheets of plants and mosses. - Review of technical material and products as Askoll Sera, Ehiem, Tetra, JBL, Friskies and others. - Tips and tricks for starting, cleaning and maintenance of an aquarium: sheets of the materials used.