Myrio - Red - Myriophyllum heterophyllum

 Quick Facts::  Myrio - Red - Myriophyllum heterophyllum
Care Level:Easy
Lighting:Low To Medium
Maximum Length:24″
Water Conditions:72-80 F, pH 6.5-7.5, KH 3-8
Coloration:Red, Green
Supplements:Iron, CO2 Supplementation
Origin:North America

Myriophyllum heterophyllum, also known as the Two Leaf Water Milfoil or Red Foxtail, is a very beautiful plant that originates from the lakes and streams of Southern North America and Central AmericaThis plant has a beautiful red coloration, and is very delicate looking with its fine leaves.  The younger center leaves have a reddish tint to them and turn green as the plant matures.

Water Conditions
72-82° F
KH 3-8
pH 6.5-7.5

Provide a medium amount of light in the range of 2 watts per gallon, using full spectrum bulbs.
Ideal water conditions are a temperature between 65°-82°F, an alkalinity of 3 to 8 dKH, and a pH of 6.5-7.5. These plants benefit from regular additions of CO2, iron rich fertilizers, and trace elements. 

Propagation of the Red Miro - Myriophyllum heterophyllum is easy. Reproduction within this species is easily achieved from cuttings, simply cut with scissors and replant. While choosing a place for new plants, it is wise not to place near your filter.