Echinodorus Ascherianus

Aquatic Plants
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Echinodorus are great for beginners!
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Echinodorus Ascherianus is an older variety of Amazon sword that is not commonly seen in the aquarium hobby anymore. This aquatic plant produces large, long leaves that vary in different shades of green. Due to its size, we recommend this plant for larger aquariums. Echinodorus work well for Wabi Kusa and as single specimen displays. Similar to other Echinodorus species, Ascherianus is a hardy plant that adapts to a wide range of parameters making it suitable for beginner hobbyists. It should be noted that aquatic swords are heavy root feeders and require hearty substrates to establish strong root systems for healthy growth as a minimum.

Coloration is a bright green tone and leaves are quite sturdy, making them an all around solid plant choice for many styles of aquarium keeping. Propagation is simple. Separate and replant. 

Common Name Echinodorus Ascherianus
Argentine Sword
Care Easy
Lighting Low to Medium
CO2 Optional
Suggested Placement Background
Propagation
Separate and Replant
Growth Rate Moderate to Fast
Height 6-12+"
Shipping, Returns and Refunds
Shipping
Live plants are shipped Monday - Friday for all west coast orders. For all remaining states, live plants will only be shipped Monday through Wednesday and Friday to ensure they arrive at your doorstep 100% healthy.

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Returns
Hard goods can be returned up to 14 days after receipt of purchase. Buyer is responsible for return shipping.

Due to its nature, we are unable to accept returns for live plants. In the unlikely event you are unsatisfied in any way, please contact us ASAP. We provide 100% DOA (Dead On Arrival) protection.

To be eligible for a refund/store credit, please contact us within 12 hours of receiving it and provide a photo of the item in its original packaging.

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