Overview: Ludwigia Atlantis Dark Orange, from the Onagraceae family, is, originated in North America. It is a beautiful stem plant, suitable to grow in aquarium steps up. Under different tank conditions, the plant shows different shades of light yellow to dark orange in a planted tank. The color depends upon the care, light, and other water parameters provided. However, the plant pops up in beautiful colors that bring liveliness and stunning contrast to the tank in the right conditions. It is perfect for growing as a midground or background plant. Easy to maintain, Ludwigia Atlantis Dark Orange shows moderate growth under proper water conditions.
Appearance: Ludwigia Atlantis Dark Orange is a stunning aquarium plant with different hues when grown in emersed conditions. It grows to the height of 5 to 10 inches. The plant is fragile; therefore, it should be handled with care. What color the leaves show depends upon the light provided to the tank. The leaves could be yellow to dark orange bringing great contrasts and giving an exotic look to the tank. Being a colorful and vibrant plant, it is suitable for aquascaping.
Hard/soft plant: Ludwigia Atlantis Dark Orange is a soft and fragile plant that should be handled with care.
Ideal water temperature: Temperature tolerance ranges from 4 to 30 degrees Celsius. Even though it can tolerate wide temperatures, it is suggested not to make drastic changes as unstable parameters may result in the plant getting melted and rotting.
Lightening conditions: Generally, moderate to high light intensity is considered suitable for Ludwigia Atlantis Dark Orange. Light intensity plays a major role in deciding the color of the leaves. The better is the light; the greater are the hues on the leaves.
Ideal pH level: The ideal pH ranges between 6.5 and 7.5.
Propagation: Ludwigia Atlantis Dark Orange propagates through stem cutting like other stem plants. You can trim the stem and replant. It is advised to trim the plant frequently to achieve bushy growth.
Do you know: This specie of Ludwigia Atlantis generally show a moderate growth rate, but it can be encouraged with additional carbon dioxide and nutritional supply. High-quality aquarium soil will also perk up the growth of the plant.