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The Amazon Sword Plant

Amazon Swordplant
Photo Credit : Matthius Lettington
By: Micah B. (aka- October)
Common Name: Amazon Sword Plant
Latin Name: Echinodorus Amazonicus
Origin: Brazil
Temperature: 72°-82° F
Ease Of Keeping: Intermediate to Easy
Lighting: Moderate to Strong
Adult Size: Up to 20 inches - 50cm
Reproduction Method: Can reproduce by splitting the rhizome
Comments: This plants does best in a larger aquarium with a loose substrate. For best results with this plant, an Iron rich fertilizer should be used for best results.
This is a highly common plant in the hobby. It is a Rossette plant, with paddle shaped leaves and a wonderful green color.

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