General Description: Aluminium is a striking plant with broad, dark-green oval leaves that each have raised silver patches. It is conditioned to live underwater but is a temporary aquarium plant. It gives instant impact and colour.
What is special about me? Aluminium can take very low light levels.
Scientific name: Pilea carderei
Common name: Aluminium
Also known as: Watermelon pilea
Country of Origin: China
pH Range: 6-8
Temperature Range: 15-30 degrees Celcius
Light Range: Low to Medium Light
Size: 30cm tall by 20cm wide
Tank Position: Aluminium is ideal for growing in the background of an aquarium
Tank Mates: Suitable to live with most fish except large cichlids