Attractive, easy to raise, and economical. If you’re looking for a surface plant that also reduces the excess light that encourages algae growth, you’ll appreciate dwarf water lettuce even more. This is beautiful floating plant can be used in aquariums or vivariums. Shrimp may often hang below the leaves on the roots. Plant also provides shelter for fish. Removes Nitrogenous Wastes. Roots like these suck nitrogen and other digested fish wastes out of the water. They help purify the water. Propagation by runners. Do not let plant completely cover the surface else other submersed plants will get shaded. Information: Common Name: Water Lettuce Proper Name: Pistia stratiotes Category: Floating Plants Temperature: 15 – 30C PH: 5.0 – 8.0 Lighting: Medium – High Growth Rate: Fast Difficulty: Easy Origin: America Position in Aquascape: Floating
Water Lettuce [Pistia Stratiotes] Highly popular aquarium plant.
You are buying 5/10/15 (~2-4cm) young water lettuce plants. The picture is an example.
The plants are guaranteed to be free from snails, pesticides and therefore are totally harmless for sensitive shrimp and fish.
Note: during transit some plant roots will be damaged. Don’t worry about this, place plants in your tank and roots will appear within 7-14 days.
Grown in UK. Snail free aquarium plants by Proximus_N1