Pygmy Chain Sword
North America to South America; the southern US to Brazil.
A foreground species
To 6" (15 cm)
12-20" (30-50 cm)
moderate to bright
pH: 6.2-7.5; 2-15 dH; 68-84°F (20-29°C)
Runners, seeds produced by emersed plants.
There are several geographic forms differing in size, color, and temperature tolerance. Under the right conditions, this species will form a thick carpet with its numerous runners.
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