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Introducing Echinodorus Martii, a captivating and popular sword plant that will add a touch of elegance and beauty to your aquarium. Also known as Ruffled Amazon Sword or Echinodorus martii major, this aquatic plant is highly sought after for its impressive size, vibrant green color, and ornate leaf structure. Originating from South America, Echinodorus Martii is a visually striking and versatile plant that can become the focal point of any freshwater tank. Let's delve into the details of this remarkable plant and learn how to provide it with the ideal conditions for growth.


  • Impressive Size: Echinodorus Martii is a large sword plant that can grow up to 18-20 inches (45-50 cm) tall. Its robust presence and striking leaf structure make it a captivating centerpiece in the aquarium.
  • Ornate Leaf Structure: The plant features long, lance-shaped leaves with ruffled edges, creating a unique and visually appealing look. The leaves are typically dark green in color.

Water Conditions:

  • Temperature: Maintain the water temperature between 72°F and 82°F (22°C to 28°C) for optimal growth of Echinodorus Martii.
  • pH Level: Aim for a slightly acidic to neutral pH range of 6.5 to 7.5.
  • Water Hardness: Provide a moderate water hardness level between 3 to 8 dGH for healthy growth.
  • Lighting: Echinodorus Martii thrives under moderate to high lighting conditions. Ensure sufficient lighting intensity to support its growth and prevent elongation of the leaves.

Tank Setup:

  • Tank Size: Echinodorus Martii requires a spacious aquarium to accommodate its size. A tank size of 30 gallons (113 liters) or larger is recommended.
  • Substrate: Use a nutrient-rich substrate like aquarium soil or a mix of gravel and laterite to provide essential nutrients for the plant's root development.
  • Plant Placement: Place Echinodorus Martii in the midground or background of the aquarium to showcase its grandeur. Leave ample space for its expansive growth and root system.


  • Lighting: Provide a lighting duration of 10 to 12 hours per day with moderate to high-intensity lighting to meet the plant's energy requirements. Use full-spectrum LED or fluorescent lights for optimal growth.
  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Injection: Echinodorus Martii can benefit from CO2 supplementation, especially in high-light setups, to promote healthy and robust growth.
  • Fertilization: Regularly dose the aquarium with a comprehensive liquid fertilizer or root tabs to provide essential nutrients, including iron, potassium, and trace elements.
  • Pruning: Remove any decaying or yellowing leaves to maintain the plant's overall health and appearance. Trim long or overgrown leaves to maintain the desired shape.


  • Tank Mates: Echinodorus Martii is compatible with a wide range of peaceful community fish and other aquatic plants. Avoid species that may uproot or damage the plant.
  • Adequate Space: Provide enough space around the plant to allow for its expansive growth and prevent overcrowding.


  • Adventitious Plantlets: Echinodorus Martii naturally produces adventitious plantlets that grow from the mother plant. These can be carefully separated and replanted in the substrate.

Echinodorus Martii

SGD 7.50


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