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Juncus Repens Creeping Carpeting Plant
Indoor Grown, Free from Outdoor Pests & Frequent Health Check
Plants are carefully packed with 3-5 protection layers for safe arrival
Submersed plants rinsed by Aquarzon for cleanliness before shipping & ID labelled for you
This costly method helps avoid transitional melting issues that can affect emersed & TC plants
(Information written by Aquarzon based on actual growing experience, observations and research. Please do not copy any information or photos)
Portion Size : Covers around 5cm area
(It may come in a small bunch or a longer row of connected plants)
Portion Type: Submersed/Emersed
Growth Speed : Medium
Difficulty Level : Easy
Temperature : 10-30°C
PH Range : 5.5-7.8
Min. Light Needs: Low-Medium
Origin : USA
Juncus Repens is an easy-to-care carpeting plant which originates from USA. It can grow very fine in low-tech tanks.
In high-tech tanks, it can grow reddish colourations which sets this apart from many other foreground plants.
If you receive this in a row of connected plants, please feel free to split them or you can plant it in a line if preferred (an example of line planting is in the one of the photos here where they are planted in a line between rocks).
Based on Aquarzon's observations, the width of its leaves falls in between the width of dwarf hairgrass and Lilaeopsis/Blyxa/Pygmy Chain Sword. As such, this plant is the perfect foreground plant for a hobbyist who is looking for a carpeting plant which is slightly thicker than hairgrass but still thinner than Lilaeopsis/Blyxa/Pygmy Chain Sword.
We observe the leaves to be thin at approximately 1-2mm width with spiky-end appearance and slight curls as it grows.
Aquarzon recommends this plant as a supporting foreground/midground plant. For example, Micranthemum Monte Carlo (which is shorter) can be used as a primary foreground plant while Juncus Repens can be used as a supporting plant, to be placed around the perimeters of the Monte Carlo.
Alternatively, the Juncus Repens can be used as a standalone foreground/midground plant by positioning it to fill gap areas to create a natural effect.
Aquarzon recommends this plant for hobbyists who need a carpeting/creeping plant while enjoying the appearance of something similar to Blyxa, Pgyma Chain Sword and Lilaeopsis but want something with thinner width, but not as thin as dwarf hairgrass.
Example photo of Juncus Repens used between rocks below (credits: Dennerle) :
The use of Juncus Repens can be seen at the first 10 seconds of the video below:
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