Moderate Growth Rate
CO2 Not Needed
Bacopa monnieri, also known as water hyssop or Brahmi, is a popular aquatic plant that is commonly used in aquariums. It is native to India and other parts of Asia, and is often used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine for its cognitive-enhancing properties. This small, creeping plant has round, light green leaves that grow in pairs along its stem, and delicate white flowers that bloom in the summer.
Bacopa monnieri is an easy plant to care for and can thrive in a wide range of water conditions. It prefers bright, indirect light and clean, nutrient-rich water, and can benefit from the addition of CO2 and a good quality aquarium fertilizer. Bacopa monnieri can be propagated by taking cuttings from the stem and planting them in the substrate, and can be used to create beautiful aquascapes when combined with other aquatic plants.
In addition to its aesthetic and medicinal qualities, Bacopa monnieri has also been shown to have antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, making it a potentially beneficial addition to a planted aquarium. Its ability to remove toxins from the water can also help to improve the overall health of your aquatic pets.
|Moderate Growth Rate