Filigree Milfoil – Live Aquarium Plant

  • Introducing Filigree Milfoi Aquarium Plant: a delicate and lacy addition to your underwater landscape.
  • Moderate care level (3/10) and thrives in moderate to high lighting, suitable for all experience levels.
  • Compatible with peaceful fish species, bringing elegance and charm to your tropical aquarium setup.
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Introduction Immerse yourself in the enchanting beauty of the Filigree Milfoi plant, a delicate and intricate addition to your underwater world. With its fine and lacy leaves, this aquatic gem will bring an elegant touch to your aquarium.

Origin The Filigree Milfoi, scientifically known as Myriophyllum simulans, is native to regions of North and Central America. It thrives in freshwater habitats, including ponds and slow-moving streams.

Scientific Name The scientific name of this captivating aquarium plant is Myriophyllum simulans.

Lighting Requirements To maintain its delicate and feathery appearance, the Filigree Milfoi plant requires moderate to high lighting. Providing it with 10 to 12 hours of light each day will promote its healthy growth.

Care Level With a care level of 3 on a scale of 1 to 10, the Filigree Milfoi is relatively easy to care for, making it suitable for both novice and experienced aquarium enthusiasts.

Preferred Water Parameters

  • Temperature: 64°F to 82°F (18°C to 28°C)
  • pH Level: 6.0 to 7.5
  • GH Level (General Hardness): 3 to 8 dGH
  • KH Level (Carbonate Hardness): 2 to 5 dKH

Placement The Filigree Milfoi plant is best placed in the background of your aquarium. Its delicate and bushy growth habit adds depth and visual interest to your aquascape.

Growth Rate This aquatic beauty boasts a moderate growth rate, quickly filling your tank with its fine and lacy foliage.

CO2 and Fertiliser While not mandatory, providing supplemental CO2 and regular liquid fertilization will enhance the growth and appearance of the Filigree Milfoi plant.

Potential Problems The Filigree Milfoi plant may experience reduced growth and browning of leaves if subjected to poor water quality or inadequate lighting. Ensure proper water parameters to keep it thriving.

Compatible Fishes The Filigree Milfoi plant is compatible with various peaceful fish species, adding harmony and elegance to your aquarium. Some suitable tankmates include:

  • Neon Tetras
  • Rasboras
  • Guppies
  • Corydoras Catfish
  • Cherry Shrimp

Other Suitable Plants To create a captivating aquascape, consider pairing the Filigree Milfoi with these complementary plants:

  • Java Fern
  • Anubias
  • Amazon Sword
  • Ludwigia
  • Rotala

Tropical or Cold Water? The Filigree Milfoi plant thrives in tropical water conditions, with a stable temperature between 64°F to 82°F (18°C to 28°C) to flourish.

What Fish Can Eat It? The Filigree Milfoi plant is not commonly consumed by aquarium fish, making it a safe and graceful addition to your tank.

A Fun Fact In its natural habitat, the Filigree Milfoi plant plays a crucial role in maintaining water clarity by absorbing excess nutrients from the water. Its fine leaves act as a natural filter, contributing to a healthy aquatic ecosystem.

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