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Alternanthera reineckii 'Mini' (In-Vitro Tissue Culture)

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About This Product

Species Name: Alternanthera reineckii

Common name(s): AR mini 

Defining Characteristics: 

  • A dwarf variety of the popular AR plant that can grow into a dense carpet
  • Easy to grow, a great choice for beginner tanks
  • Provides a vivid red coloration

Tank Position: Foreground 

Growing Conditions: Emersed and Submerged

Temperature requirement: 40 - 85°F

Lighting:   Shade    Moderate     Bright 

Water pH: 6.5-7.5

CO2 Requirements:    Low    Moderate     High 

Growth rate: Moderate 

Height: 2-4”

Origin: South America; Brazil, Paraguay, and Argentina

Regional locality: Grows along river courses, in seepage areas, and in wet depressions (rain pools)

USDA Hardiness Zone: 12

Suggested Vivarium/ Animal Terrarium Use:


  • Frogs & Toads ✔
  • Lizards & turtles ✔
  • Aquatic Set-ups ✔

Care Notes: CO2 injection and quality aquarium soil high in nitrates and phosphates will yield better growth

Josh's Frogs offers a wide variety of aquarium and fish supplies for all of your aquatic needs. 


Shipping Notes:   

  • LIVE ARRIVAL GUARANTEE (when your temps are above 20°F and below 85°F)
  • Gently RINSE out the gel/TRIM to needed size/PLANT in your tank
  • Comes in a 2”- 3” SEALED cup


This product ships to your doorstep. Most orders placed before 2pm ET on business days will ship out the same day.

Import/export restrictions on this product require that it can only be shipped to destinations within the United States.

Restrictions on this product that prohibit shipping to the following states: HI.

Live Arrival Guarantee

This product is covered under our Live Arrival Guarantee. If your insect/animal does not arrive in good health, we'll make it right, provided the following criteria are met:

  • If shipped Two Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -20 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Next Day, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between -40 and 120 °F.
  • If shipped Ground, the temperature experienced during shipping must remain between 20 and 85 °F.

You'll be notified during the checkout process if your purchase qualifies for our guarantee.

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