Pogostemon Stellatus Octopus originates from Asia and Australia. It is a popular aquatic plant. The plant produces long and needle-like leaves in olive-green color. Their unusual shape will provide a visually interesting contrast to other aquarium plants, especially those with broad leaves like Swords or Anubias.
Care Guide For Pogostemon Stellatus
Pogostemon Stellatus is hardy and tolerates a wide range of aquarium conditions, including low light. This plant is great for beginner aquarists and experienced alike. Under strong light, Pogostemon Stellatus' leaves may turn darker and even exhibit brown to reddish hues.
- Minimum Lighting Required: Moderate
- Temperature Range: 72-82°F
- Tank Placement: Background
The plant can grow tall and is most suitable for the background areas. If trimmed regularly, the plant will grow "fuller" or bushier. Small fish and fry love this plant as they can find refuge among its stems and leaves from larger fish.
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