Alternanthera Reineckii "Regular"

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This is an EASY Hot Selling RED Plant

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 158 reviews
Tyler Halberstadt
Great plants

Mine came super healthy and good size. A little greener then you would expect, but they new leaves are super red!

Jerry Rubemeyer
So green only slightly red

Does not resemble the picture.

Brett Lightfoot

Very red. Love this plant.

Tonja Pichette
Absolutely Awesome

This plant looks so much better in person!! I am in awe. It's going to add some amazing color to my aquarium. Came perfectly packaged and will definitely be back for more!

James Tillman
Truly beautiful

What a gorgeous plant, should have bought more, extremely healthy plants.