How to Plant, Grow and Care for Bucephalandra Pygmaea Bukit Kelam in your Planted Aquarium
Tropica tissue culture plants are derived from very small pieces of mother plants and are manufactured in sterile laboratory conditions, producing healthy and high quality plants enclosed in a cup with a fertile gel.
Tropica tissue culture plants are guaranteed free of pesticides, algae spores, rockwool, snails and other unwanted organisms.
One TC cup plant can be divided into many small portions to cover a large aquascape area. Plants are compact from the start, provided proper fertilizer and CO2, you will experience dense and beautiful growth. Just don't open the plant cup to peek inside until you are ready to plant it in your tank, you don't want to contaminate it's environment.
To plant, carefully remove plant from TC cup, wash the jelly away from the plant, use sharp scissors to divide into several small portions and then plant portions into the substrate carefully with tweezers. You can also affix small portions to lava rock and push the rock carefully into the substrate.
Always research first and make cautious modifications to your aquarium to avoid unstable tank conditions that can cause plant melting and decay.
CO2 injection is highly recommended for your aquascape. CO2 is recommended around +/-30ppm.
Your aquarium plants will grow best in adequate lighting, medium to high lighting is recommended.
Even the easiest aquarium plants require adequate and regular maintenance and care to keep your aquarium ecosystem healthy.
Trim your plants appropriately with sharp scissors to prune and/or propagate and to maintain your desired aquascape.
Keep your aquarium pH and general hardness (GH) stable and targeted to your aquascape plan. Aquarium pH of 6-8 is recommended for your plants.
Use nutrient rich soil substrate in your aquarium to give your plants the best start.