This seems to be one of the slower growing Hygrophila species with very dark green glossy leaves. It also needs bright light and good nutrient rich substrate to grow well. Its is propagated the same as the other species using cuttings. It is a good dense growing backdrop for new aquariums.


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 Scientific Name Common Name Height Width
 Nomaphila aquatica Giant Ambulia  20cm 
 Water Temperature Water pH Colour Difficulty
  22-28oC  6-7.5 Green Easy
 Light demand Grow Rate Placement Substrate 
 Moderate to high Slow Midground Fine