Rotala sp 'Colorata'
Intense bright red colours
Suitable for setting red accents
Loosely upright to overhanging
This plant was introduced with the name Rotala sp. 'Colorata' and is apparently a form of the very variable species R. rotundifolia. There are several forms of R. rotundifolia in trade that attain a more or less intensive red colour when cultivated submersed, e.g. the plants erroneously sold under the name "Rotala indica". R. rotundifolia 'Colorata' turns a reddish hue even under moderate light. Under strong light it develops a pretty red coloration.
Rotala SP Colorata is another variation of Rotala Roundtifoilia. Rotala SP Colorata doesn't need much to grow, but like other Rotala, it will do better with better lighting and co2. Rotala SP Colorata will change color based on the lighting and co2. Its leaves are narrow, and it sends off a bunch of side shoots.
- Care Level: Easy
- Lighting Requirement: Medium-High
- Co2: Not Needed
- Growth Rate: Fast
- Origin: Unknown
- Tank Placement: Midground-Background
Priced per : 7 Stems ( Submerged Grown )
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