Coontail Plant - Package of 25 Plants

$17999

Coontail Plant - Package of 25 Plants

$17999

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Coontail Is A Beautiful Aquatic Plant

Coontail (Ceratophyllum demersum) is a submerged aquatic plant native to North America but can now be found in many parts of the world. It is also known as hornwort or coon's tail.

Itis a free-floating plant that does not have roots. Instead, it is anchored to the bottom of ponds, lakes, and slow-moving streams by its stems, which can grow up to 10 feet long. The leaves of the coontail are arranged in whorls around the stem and are finely divided into many small, feather-like segments.

Coontail Has Multiple Uses


Itis popular in aquariums and water gardens. It is valued for removing excess nutrients from the water and providing shelter for fish and other aquatic organisms. It is also used in some natural wastewater treatment systems to remove nutrients and pollutants from wastewater. In addition, coontail is sometimes used as a food source for waterfowl and other aquatic animals.

Theplants are typically found in bodies of water such as ponds, lakes, and slow-moving streams. If you want to growit in an aquarium or water garden, it is best to provide it with a substrate of sand or gravel to anchor its stems. Coontail plants prefer still or slow-moving water and thrive in full sunlight to partial shade.

When planting it, ensuring enough growing space is vital.The plants can grow quite large, so it is best to plant them in a large aquarium or pond. It is also important to avoid planting it, where it may become tangled with other aquatic plants, as this can impede its growth and cause it to die off.

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