Cyperus helferi | Aquatic Life LTD
Cyperus helferi | Aquatic Life LTD
Cyperus helferi | Aquatic Life LTD

Cyperus helferi

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Cyperus-species are widespread all over the tropics, but only a few of them are good underwater plants.

Cyperus helferi from Thailand is the first Cyperus-species used in aquariums, 20-35 cm tall and a roset from 15-25 cm wide.

It requires a relatively large amount of light, and CO2 addition is recommended to promote growth. In aquariums with good water flow the plant sways beautifully in the current.

Cyperus helferi | Aquatic Life LTD

Plant Info:

 

Type: Rosulate
Origin: Asia Country or continent where a plant is the most common. Cultivars arise or are bred in cultivation.
Growth rate: Slow Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height: 20 - 30+ Average height (cm) of the plant after two months in the tank.
Light demand: Medium The average or medium light demand of an aquarium plant is 0,5 W/L.
CO2 : Medium A medium need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. A high demand in CO2 is approx. 15-25 mg/L.