Care Level: Moderate
Water Conditions: 72-82° F, KH 3-8, pH 6.5-7.5
Supplements: Iron-Rich Fertilizer
Max. Size: 1′ 8″
Color Form: Green
Origin: South America
Amazon Sword plants are popular in the aquarium. They can reach up to 20 inches in height if under proper water conditions. It has numerous lance shaped leaves that are dark green to pale with sharp tips, and short stems.
Loose substrate and iron-rich fertilizer is needed for the Amazon Sword to look its best. At least 2 watts per gallon of full spectrum lighting (5000-7000K) is required for proper growth. The Amazon Sword does best in large aquariums. They can be used in groups to create an interesting background when with other plants.