Region: South-east Asia
Country of origin:Thailand
Height: 20-35 cm
Width: 15-25 cm
Light requirements: medium-very high
Temperature: 20-30 °C
Hardness tolerance: very soft-hard
pH tolerance: 5-7,5
Cyperus species are widespread all over the tropics, but only a few of
them are good underwater plants. Cyperus helferi is the first Cyperus
species used in aquariums. 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.
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