Warning! This plant is a wild card when it comes to shipping. We have had instances where this plant does not arrive in the best condition. Some leaves may be yellow, roots might be lost, some leaves might have fallen off. Usually this plant will bounce back as long as there are a few green leaves. We can NOT guarantee this plant will arrive in the best condition. We still want to offer it to our customers as many people seek out this plant.
Scientific Name: Pistia Stratioes
Sold As: Approx 12 Plants
Care Level: Easy
Lighting Requirement: Low
Co2: Not Needed
Growth Rate: Medium
Origin: Africa and South America
Tank Placement: Floating
Dwarf water lettuce is a super easy floating plant for any aquarium. It is great at providing some shade for your slow growing plants and fish, some might even snack on it. This plant is reproduces rapidly by sending out daughter plants. It doesn't need anything special to thrive and will help to reduce nitrate build ups in your tank. This plant can grow bigger then normal if the surface water has no movement, if it does the size will get to be slightly bigger then a quarter.
Most plants are sold as trimmings from rooted plants unless otherwise stated. All trimmings will be at least 3" in height unless otherwise noted.