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Tropica Salvinia auriculata

Giant salvinia floating live aquarium plant

At a glance...
  • Floating live Salvinia plant for freshwater aquariums
  • Easy to grow with a high growth rate
  • Pre-portioned 2-3cm plants
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Salvinia auriculata, known by its common name Giant salvinia is a cosmopolitan floating fern, 1-3 cm that grows quickly if there is sufficient nutrition and light. Light leaves are a sign of a shortage of micronutrients. It tends to shade light from the plants at the bottom. Salvinia varieties have small hairs on their leaves, making them water resistant.

Helps prevent algae by shading parts of the aquarium and using nutrients in the water. Grows very big in the wild and in optimum conditions. A decorative plant for open aquariums.

Key Features:

  • Considered easy to grow
  • Floating surface plant, helpful for algae prevention
  • High growth rate
  • Reaches average heights of around 3-5cm+
  • Has a low light demand of 0.5W/L
  • Low CO2 demand of 0-5mg/L


Specifications
Common name Giant salvinia
Type Floating
Growth rate High
Origin Cosmopolitan
Height 3-5cm+
Light demand Low - 0.5W/L
CO2 demand Low - 0-5 mg/L
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