Bacopa (Bacopa caroliniana)


A longtime planted aquarium favorite, Bacopa is a North American native plant found in a variety of habitat types. Fast growing, hardy, and lush, it makes an excellent background plant in most aquascapes. Bacopa will readily grow above the water’s surface if allowed to and tends to grow tall and sparsely under lower light conditions. With regular trimming and adequate lighting it will maintain its best color and growth form.



Bacopa (Bacopa caroliniana)

Care Level: Beginner
Preferred Light Level: Low to moderate
Placement/Size: A medium to large plant usually used for mid- or background planting. Will easily grow up to and above the water’s surface so regular trimming is important.