Uruguayensis Sword ( Echinochorus uruguayensis ). Is a hardy sword plant native of South America. I will grow in slightly acidic water PH of 6.5 up to 8.0. When grown submerge form the bright green leaves grows long and narrow. The light-green leaves with a fluted margin are very attractive. It is also a suitable plant for hard water found in many aquariums. A nutritious bottom promotes growth. Echinodorus uruguayensis is a good sword plant variety to use in the background areas of the aquarium.
When combined with darker
colors such as other plants or wood. This Sword plant will create a nice
contrast against darker plants and wood. Leaves commonly attain
30-60cm/12-24 inches or more, and are narrow (3-4 cm and sometime less) with a
slightly undulating margin. In slightly acidic water, temperatures within
the optimum range of 70-82 F and some regular fertilization will encourage good
growth and darker green coloration under moderate light, and light green leaves
under strong light.
Size per unit 7-8 inches