Nymphaea lotus

Scientific name: Nymphaea lotus

Common name: Tiger lotus

Light requirements: High

Difficulty: Medium

Aquarium niche: Middle

Care: Nymphaea lotus (Tiger lotus) have two different growth forms, one submerged and one with floating leaves. Floating leaves on Nymphaea lotus (Tiger lotus) has to be removed to keep the beautiful submerged form. Is you allow Nymphaea lotus (Tiger lotus) to keep floating leaves it may flower. The flowers are open at night.

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