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Product Code: Cardamine Lyrata Live Aquarium Plant (Bunch)
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Cardamine Lyrata Live Aquarium Plant

Cardamine Lyrata Live Aquarium Plant (Bunch)


The Cardamine Lyrata, also known as Japanese Cress, is a beautiful and versatile live aquarium plant that adds a touch of elegance to any aquatic setup. With its delicate, heart-shaped leaves and fast-growing nature, this plant is perfect for both beginner and experienced aquarists. Originating from East Asia, the Cardamine Lyrata thrives in a variety of water conditions, making it an excellent choice for any freshwater aquarium.


  • Scientific Name: Cardamine lyrata
  • Common Name: Japanese Cress
  • Family: Brassicaceae
  • Origin: East Asia
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • Height: 10-30 cm (4-12 inches)
  • Lighting: Moderate to high
  • CO2 Requirement: Low to moderate
  • Temperature Range: 18-26°C (64-79°F)
  • pH Range: 6.0-7.5
  • Water Hardness: Soft to moderately hard


The Cardamine Lyrata is known for its distinctive trailing stems and small, rounded leaves that create a lush, green carpet effect in your aquarium. This plant is highly adaptable and can be grown both submerged and emersed, making it ideal for various aquascaping styles. It provides excellent cover for fish and invertebrates and contributes to the overall health of your aquarium by absorbing excess nutrients and helping to maintain water quality.

Care Instructions:

  1. Planting: Gently place the Cardamine Lyrata in the substrate, ensuring that the roots are well covered. You can also let it float on the water surface to create a unique effect.

  2. Lighting: Provide moderate to high lighting to encourage healthy growth. Use full-spectrum LED lights to ensure the plant receives the necessary wavelengths for photosynthesis.

  3. Water Conditions: Maintain a temperature range of 18-26°C (64-79°F) and a pH level between 6.0 and 7.5. The plant prefers soft to moderately hard water.

  4. Nutrients: Regularly dose liquid fertilizers that contain essential nutrients like iron, potassium, and micronutrients. Root tabs can also be used to provide nutrients directly to the plant's roots.

  5. Pruning: Trim the stems regularly to promote bushier growth and prevent the plant from becoming too leggy. Replant trimmed stems to propagate new plants.

  6. CO2: While not mandatory, supplementing with CO2 will enhance growth and overall health. However, Cardamine Lyrata can thrive without CO2 injection if other conditions are optimal.


  • Enhances the aesthetic appeal of your aquarium with its vibrant green foliage.
  • Provides natural hiding spots and cover for fish and invertebrates.
  • Helps to maintain water quality by absorbing excess nutrients and reducing algae growth.

Cardamine Lyrata Live Aquarium Plant pictures shown are of Submersed Grown Plants in Aquariums under Optimum Plant Growing Conditions.Cardamine Lyrata Live Aquarium Plant are grown in our farms in Immersed or Submersed Conditions depending on variety. Hence, Cardamine Lyrata Live Aquarium Plant Leaf Structures may vary from that shown in pictures. When Cardamine Lyrata Live Aquarium Plant are grown submersed in aquariums under Optimum Growing Conditions as required by the Plant (Light, Co2 and Nutrients) they will get the appearance as shown in pictures. You will get a packet is fully sealed without oxygen and it is safe to travel long distances for 5-7 days. Buying Cardamine Lyrata Live Aquarium Plant online from aquastore is totally safe, we are delivering you with 100% satisfaction.

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