SALVINIA – rotundifolia

Salvinia (Salvinia rotundifolia) – Salvinia is a free-floating fern that has gained much popularity in the aquarium hobby due to its speedy growth rate, adaptability, hardiness, and ease of care. In addition, it removes heavy metals (including copper which is a bane in aquarium hobbies) very efficiently.

It grows simply by flowering on the water’s surface and does not require planting. It is a fast-growing, adaptable, hardy, and easy-going plant

Salvinia helps control algae by shading the water and utilizing dissolved nutrients that would otherwise be used by algae.

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