Salvinia auriculata

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Salvinia auriculata

Plant information 
Category: Low light plant
Type: Floating plant
Origin: Cosmopolitan
Growth rate: Growth rate of the plant compared to other aquatic plants.
Height: 2 to 5 cm after 2 months in the tank
Light demand: Low light demand of an aquarium plant up to 0.5 W/L
Need injection of CO2: NO CO2 injection required
CO2 : A low light plant need in CO2 is 6-14 mg/L. 

Description

Salvinia auriculata 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. 



Color of drop checker
Blue: CO2 under 20 mg/L
Geen: CO2 at 30 mg/L
Yellow: CO2 at 40 mg/L

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