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Alternanthera reineckii

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Alternanthera reineckii

When you’re decorating your aquarium, you can’t only use different shades of green. A little bit of contrast can do wonders when you’re aiming to create a vibrant aquascape. The Alternanthera reineckii is a plant that can offer precisely that effortless, thanks to the red-purple details of its leaves.

For whom is the Alternanthera reineckii suited?

While most plants of the Alternanthera family are somewhat challenging to grow, the Alternanthera reineckii is actually relatively easy, making them rather suitable for Aquarists of all experience levels. However, while these plants will grow in most set-ups, they do reward those who put a little bit of extra effort into their care with thicker, more vigorous growth and more vibrant colours.

What are they like?

The Alternanthera reineckii is a popular ornamental plant due to the vibrant details of its leaves, and are also fantastic for aquaria with small fry. Their leaves provide them with protection against slightly more aggressive fish in your aquarium. They will provide the water with additional oxygen to allow the wildlife in your tank to thrive.

The ideal conditions for the Alternanthera reineckii

As mentioned before, the Alternanthera reineckii can survive under suboptimal conditions, though they will reward those who put a little bit of extra effort into their care. They do best in soft, slightly acidic water at a temperature of 68 – 82 °F, and while they can do just fine with moderate lighting, their colours will become more vibrant under more intense lighting. Keep in mind that these plants are slow growers, so it might take a while before they reach their maximum length of approximately 20”!


Scientific Name: Alternanthera reineckii

Light Requirements: Medium to High

Care Level: Moderate

Note: Please do additional research on your plant to ensure its health. Propagation of this plant is achieved by cutting stems and replanting them in the substrate.

 *All Plants may contain snails or snail eggs. We keep them in all of our tanks for the benefits they provide.*

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Collette Mitchell
Must see to believe!

I cannot get over the vibrancy of the fuscia pink of these leaves! The color just jumps out against the greens of the rest of the tank. Such a stunner! I realized immediately upon opening the package that I should have bought more than 2 of these beauties! Snatch them up when you see them for a real show stopping look! GORGEOUS!

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Joe Adamson
Alternanthera reineckii?

the order came a day early, the plants all looked great, I didn't order enough "anubias nano petite", the "Alternanthera reineckii" seemed to be more of a stem plant then a "bush plant" that was pictured, my wife loved the plant sent, so onto the tank it went and it does look great. I will still order more from you guys, you're packaging is great, arrives early and you have a great selection. thanks!

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Emily Clark
Beautiful plant, but..

I placed this plant in my aquarium and it began experiencing melt, which is super common. But within a week, my reineckii is practically nonexistent, even the roots. The rest of my order was wonderful but this plant did not survive my tank

Hey Emily!

Thank you so much for your order and for your review! We are so sorry to hear that your plant is not doing well. We would love to talk to you more about this over at store@flipaquatics.com and see if there is anything that we can do to help! Thanks again and hope you have a wonderful day.

-Tyler-

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Anthony Cruz Pantojas
First timer

Some of the plants were dead-ish.

Hey Anthony!

Thanks so much for your order and for your review! We are so sorry to hear that some of the plants were not doing all that great. Please message me back on store@flipaquatics.com and see if we cant come to some solution to this problem! Thanks again and have a great day!

Tyler

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Daniel Broussard
Not a happy camper

My package came in a VERY damaged box and some of the contents inside were very damaged to include the A. reineckii. Clearly this happened during shipping and not from Flip, but it was disappointing to say the least since 6 of the plants were in very poor condition and some of there bags torn open. It was so bad the mail carrier took notice and alerted me of the damage. I'm sure the plant was nice in it's original condition as Flip Aquatics has a reputation in the industry for quality products. I'll still order from them in the future and I just wish my first experience ordering from Flip wasn't so unfortunate.

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