Heteranthera zosterifolia (Stargrass) has its origin in South America and can be found in Northern Argentina, Southern Brazil, Paraguay, and Bolivia. It breaks easily and should not be kept with robust, digging or plant eating fishes.
Heteranthera zosterifolia (Stargrass) prefers a tropical aquarium with a lot of light and a pH level of 6.0-7.5. the plant is however quite hardy and will grow in less then optimal conditions as long as its given enough light. Stargrass prefers soft water. You can propagate your stargrass with the help of cuttings.
Heteranthera zosterifolia (Stargrass) will grow faster in an aquarium with more light and changes colour depending on the amount of light available. They become more light green in stronger lights. The amount of light needed is dependent on how deep your aquarium is. A deeper aquarium requires more light. Adding CO2 to the water will increase its growt ratio.
To ensure you get the best quality plant, we order plants in fresh at the end of each week, for next week delivery. This way we can assure you of fresh, healthy and vibrant plants delivered straight to your door. Doing this means we can also lower our prices for you. Please expect plants to be delivered Thursday of the following week that you ordered.