Ceratophyllum demersum

Scientific name: Ceratophyllum demersum

Common name: Hornwort

Light requirements: Low

Difficulty: Easy

Aquarium niche: Backdrop

Care: Ceratophyllum demersum (Hornwort) is a very undemanding species that grows quickly which makes it the ideal plant to have in new aquariums until the water quality stabilize. This is due to Ceratophyllum demersum (Hornwort) good ability to absorb excess nutrients and thereby help avoid algae problems in young aquariums. Multiply buy shoots.

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