Tropica

Cyperus helferi (Tropica)

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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, it averages 8 - 13 inches tall and forms a roset from 6 - 8 inches 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. 

Type: Rosulate

Origin: Asia

Growth Rate: Slow (without CO2)

Height: 8 - 13 inches

Light Demand: Medium

CO2: Medium