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Homalomena Sekadau is a flowering plant belonging to the same family as Bucephalandra.  Its considered a rare plant and you're not likely going to see it at your local fish store.  Like Buce, its an easy plant to care for and can be grown both submerged and emersed.  Homalomena don't require that much lighting to thrive.  They are slow growers and too much light can cause algae growth on the leaves, much like Anubias and Buce.  To plant, simply attach the rhizome to rock or wood and place it into your aquarium. Propagate by cutting along the rhizome.

Name Homalomena sp. Sekadau South
Structure Rhizome
Difficulty Intermediate
Light Demand Medium Light
CO2 CO2 Beneficial
Growth Rate Moderate Growth
Placement Midground, Epiphytic
Height (in) 2-6
Color Green

Tissue culture plants are grown in-vitro (literally: in the glass) in a nutrient-rich synthetic growing medium, either liquid or gel, without the presence of any other lifeforms. This guarantees a pest and disease-free specimen, while also providing accuracy throughout the trade.

Tissue culture plants should be removed from the cup as soon as possible. All plants grow on some sort of synthetic growing medium, ranging anywhere from liquid to jelly to firm gel. This should be removed and rinsed off. Gently massage the roots between your fingers until the gel dissolves away. Most plants can be broken up into smaller pieces and spread out in your aquarium. Smaller pieces are easier to plant.

We only ship livestock Monday to Wednesday to avoid weekend delays. Please keep in mind the availability of plants can change quickly as they come in and out of our possession or deteriorate in health, so there could be a delay updating the published availability. We will be in touch if the species you order is not available and you will always have the option to wait or take a substitute or refund. We appreciate your patience as we work to deliver healthy plants to you. 

Please note: We source our plants from several different growers and restock on a rotating basis. We aim to keep each species in stock from at least one supplier but not necessarily more. By default, we will send the freshest plant regardless of which grower you select. If you are particular about which grower supplies your plant, please make this clear in your order notes. There may be a wait for you to receive a plant from a specific grower, depending on when we are able to order from them and their availability.
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