Alternanthera Reineckii "Regular"

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This is an EASY Hot Selling RED Plant.  

You will get six stem of this plant. (They might not all be bound together as we are pulling out some monsters)   

AGAIN- 6 Stems or MORE!

We've grown this underwater for over a month. They have roots and are awesome. Don't take my word for it, read the reviews.

This plant isn't quite as easy as Rotala, but it's close. (I like it more than Rotala as the leaves are thicker and wider) Think of it like a Ludwigia in terms of ease of keeping. It also has the little roots that run along the stems periodically so it can easily be trimmed down and replanted. Once it is established you will be impressed with its leaves red color. It is best used as a back ground or mid ground plant if you want to keep it trimmed.

Like many other bunch plants you top Alternanthera reineckii and plant the top to spread it out. We will send you between 5-7 stems. This is an awesome plant that may not be available for long. For those of you who jump at the opportunity to add this to your tank, you will not be disappointed.

Try Our Growth Juice for all of your fertilizer needs.
Suggested Supplement: Iron

Care Scale of 1-10: ( 1- it can grow in your toilet- 10 being nearly impossible)

Alternanthera reineckii is a 2.  The only reason Alternanthera reineckii is a 2 is because it has slighly thin leaves which might cause a few to fall on in transition from our tanks to yours.


Can handle low lighting, grows faster and looks better in higher light.

Where to Plant:

Total background plant. Remove the binding. Plant bottom of stem directly into substrate.

Temps: This plant can handle the high 60s but it enjoys an even 70-74 degrees!

Customer Reviews

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Customer Reviews

Based on 189 reviews
Christine Williams

The plants are lovely I will be getting more for sure

Kristina Hurtak
Beautiful plant

Fast shipping and healthy plants. Very pleased with my order!

Jeffrey Farrington
No substantial roots

Plant looks good just no roots to anchor plant in place

Nicole Schaus
Pretty color and looks good

I was able to separate into a few spots in the tank. My goldfish have definitely helped themselves to them.

Katheena Pifer
Really nice addition to my nano tank!

The alternanthera reineckii came in a nice sized bundle, just like in the picture. It was wrapped very carefully and wet in a plastic bag. It was in great shape! I planted it quickly and so far, it is doing well. I love the color it adds to the tank. Just what I needed!
Thanks Dustin!