Sword Red Rubin (Echinodorus 'Rubin') (X Large)AquariumPlants.com
Common Name: Red Rubin Sword
Family Name: Alismataceae
Native To: Hybrid
pH: 5.5 - 8
Growth Demands: Easy
Growth Form: Rosette
Growth Rate: Fast
True Aquatic: Yes
Placement In Tank: Background
Available As: Bare Root, Potted
(also available in the "potted" section)
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These plants have a beautiful red color in the large leaves. Highly recommend this plant if you have the space. My leaves are maybe 24" long, and they spread out over a large area. Mine does well in a low tech tank with low to moderate light and a once a week dose of Seachem Flourish.
This is a great, easy to grow sword with the right conditions: fine-grained substrate, deep (min 4 in+) substrate, bright light, fertilizer (pellets), laterite and CO2 injection. The leaves easily reach 18 in are a beautiful deep red almost burgundy color. Under less favorable conditions, the leaves are mostly green.