Salvinia auriculata


A swimming fern that forms a dense carpet of plants with good nutrient supply. In the aquarium, its root area is a popular shelter for young fish. With very good and fast growth, the stock 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: up to 3 cm
pH: 5-8
Water hardness: soft to hard
Co2: atmosphere
Propagation: runners, division