Care Guide: Ludwigia Super Red

Care Guide: Ludwigia Super Red

Ludwigia Super Red, also known as Ludwigia sp. 'Rubin', is a vibrant and popular aquatic plant in the hobbyist community. Its striking red coloration makes it a standout choice for any aquarium. To ensure the health and vibrancy of your Ludwigia Super Red, follow these care guidelines:

Lighting Requirements

Ludwigia Super Red thrives in high lighting conditions. Provide at least 3 watts per gallon of full spectrum lighting to promote optimal growth and coloration.

Water Parameters

Maintain stable water parameters for Ludwigia Super Red to flourish. Keep the temperature between 72-82°F (22-28°C), pH level between 6.0-7.5, and hardness between 3-8 dKH.

Substrate and Fertilization

Plant Ludwigia Super Red in a nutrient-rich substrate to support its growth. Additionally, supplement with a comprehensive liquid fertilizer containing essential nutrients like iron, potassium, and trace elements. 
we use AQUAGEEX ROOT TABS for supplemental nutrients.

Pruning and Propagation

Regularly trim Ludwigia Super Red to encourage bushy growth and prevent leggy stems. Propagate by cutting healthy stems and replanting them in the substrate. This plant is known to grow quickly under optimal conditions.

CO2 Injection

For intense red coloration and robust growth, consider supplementing with CO2 injection. Ludwigia Super Red benefits from carbon dioxide supplementation, especially in high-tech planted aquarium setups.

By following these care guidelines, you can enjoy the beauty of Ludwigia Super Red in your aquarium. Remember to monitor water parameters regularly and make adjustments as needed to ensure the health and vibrancy of this stunning aquatic plant.

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