Databases compiled from the Ministry of Primary Industries list of Tropical fish allowed to be imported into New Zealand.
Freshwater Fish A toH. Freshwater Fish I to Z. Tropical Marine Fish .
Killifish on list Marine Invertebrates. Exotic Reptiles and Amphibians
zz Hygrophila lacustris
- Scientific Name: Hygrophila lacustris
- Origin: Africa & Asia
- Temperature (°C): 21 - 28
- pH range: 6.8 - 7.5
- Hardness (ppm): 50 - 150
- Light: Medium
- Height: 300 - 600mm
- Difficulty: Demanding
- Notes: Grows best submerged. Its pale green leaves reach a length up to 10cm & width of 10mm, its leaf margins are slightly toothed. There is still doubt that this is the plant commonly known as BLUE HYGROPHILA.
- Propagation: Prefers half shade & alkaline water & is easy to strike from cuttings
- Source: FNZAS