Please Message us if you have any problems with your order. Direct feedback is not always the best way to resolve issues. Each package contains around 5 + 3 DOA Dwarf Water Lettuces, for. A combined total of at least 12 leaves (see second photo). Please note that leaves can be small, as these are Dwarf Water Lettuce and not regular Water Lettuce. Our Dwarf Water Lettuces are grown in dedicated. Clean and nutrient rich nurseries. Given stable and decent water conditions, our Dwarf Water Lettuce has been proven to quickly cover the surface of your tank and pond in months. Is a extraordinarily recognized floating plant that is frequently used in aquariums. It is popular among shrimp keepers as well since the long roots drape into the aquarium and provide plenty of coverage and bio film to the shrimp. Its also a fast growing plant that can absorb excess nutrients and waste. It is the perfect plant for balancing a planted tank or pond that suffers from algae. It can also be used beautifully to compliment aquascapes, such as in Phlipe Olivera’s nature style aquascape in the 6th photo, or in George Farmer’s layout in the 7th photo. Dwarf Water Lettuce is a great starting seed for developing your tank. Their feathery roots filter aquarium water from Ammonia (NH3) and Nitrates (NO3), common issues that cause algae, allowing your aquarium to thrive. Many aquarists and pond users use these plants to help reduce dust and hair algae in unbalanced tanks. Factors that may harm these plants, such as 95°+ temperatures, may melt the plant and please be mindful of your temperature when ordering. Once planted in a stable and healthy aquarium, they will rapidly recover and grow in a healthy and clean tank. Dwarf Water Lettuce is a robust, tough plant. Please follow these guidelines, or you will void our DOA policy. Please not that our live guarantee does not cover any bonus or extra plants. Planting : For Dwarf Water Lettuce, place them face up in position with adequate light and slow flow. Our Dwarf Water Lettuce are very tough, and once settled, will propagate at an exponential pace, covering your tank in no time at all. Pinch off any heavily melted or yellowed leaves, and cut the roots up to 1 if desired. The roots will regrow. Feedback and Ratings: Your satisfaction is our priority. Please support us by giving us a good review, and by doing so, you allow us to develop and expand our small business. Dwarf Water Lettuce Care. The Dwarf Water Lettuce is a double-sided plant for both the aquarium and the pond. It is known to be both instrumental as well as aesthetic at the same time. It not only helps in fighting algal bloom in the given environment, but it also helps in accentuating the overall décor of any given environment in which it is placed. Its also a fast growing plant that can absorb nitrates making it suitable for tanks with inhabitants that are sensitive to water parameters. Pistia is a very rapid grower that needs to be managed if you dont want the plant to overrun your aquarium. Take care not to allow the plants to completely cover the water surface by pinching off any plantlets or removing individual plants each week to keep a small gap between each one. If the roots are allowed to reach the floor of the aquarium, they can get tangled in other plants or tank decorations. To keep root growth under control, remove the plants every two or three weeks and cut the roots, leaving about four inches of root remaining. Dont worry; the plants will recover quickly and will come to no harm. Note that, if the plants are dragged underneath the surface, they will quickly die off. Medium (Fast under the right lighting). 6.0 7.5. C (71 to 82 °F). Small to very large; 5 25 cm (2 10 inches). Sexual and asexual via runners connected to daughter plants. The item “12+ Leaf Dwarf Water Lettuce + BONUS Plant! Aquarium Freshwater Live Plant” is in sale since Monday, September 21, 2020. This item is in the category “Pet Supplies\Fish & Aquariums\Live Plants”. The seller is “thefishey” and is located in Irvine, California. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Water Type: Fresh
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Water Temperature: Tropical
- Difficulty Level: Beginner
- Species: Water Lettuce