Salvinia auriculata


A swimming farn that forms a dense carpet of plants with good nutrient supply. In the aquarium, the root area is a popular shelter for young fish. With very good and fast growth, the amount of plants should be reduced regularly.





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Plant profile

Genus: Salvinia
Species: auriculata
Family: Salviniaceae
Origin: South America
Light: high - medium
Temperature: 20 - 28°C
Growth rate: fast
Area: Supporting plants
Height: 1 - 3 cm
pH: 5 - 8
Water hardness: soft to hard
Co2: atmospheric
Propagation: division, runners