You are buying a beautiful piece of Manzanita Driftwood covered with Staurogyne repens. The driftwood Measures Approx. 4 to 6 inches long x 1.5 to 2 inches wide and has Staurogyne repens growing on over 80% of the driftwood. See pictures.
Staurogyne repens originates from the Rio Cristalino in the southern Amazonas of Brazil. A beautiful bright green, compact plant with a low, bushy stature and stiff brownish stems; height and width up to 10 cm. Newly discovered in the aquarium hobby; scientifically proven to be closely related to Hygrophila. When planted in the aquarium, the longest upright shoots should be trimmed to encourage new horizontally creeping shoots. Can divide stems and plant in close groups; if previously grown emergent, the emergent leaves will die off or need removal during planting. Horizontally creeping shoots form a low, compact foreground carpet. Ideal growth in the medium to bright light, with supplementation of CO2 and nutrients.
Light demands: Medium
Hardiness: Easy to Moderate
The picture is a presentation of what you will receive. It is not the exact piece.