Riccia fluitans is originally a drijfplant all over the world. For the aquarium, this species huge popularity by Takashi Amano. He made in his layouts, frequent use of this mossoort by him underwater on stone to bind. Underwater, the plant will tend to go to the surface and will regularly pruned should be.
Bind small portions of Riccia fluitans on a stone (Riccia Stones) with a piece of nylon thread (Riccia Line). When the tied up rocks on their place in the aquarium will be placed, the result is a beautiful toef with a bright, fresh green color. Make sure you have sufficient lighting and CO2 fertilization and the plant will be very compact to grow. At the ends of the forked leaves, which he is the Dutch name "Watervorkje" has to thank, small oxygen bubbles. A particular phenomenon that is an interesting and playful effect. The plant is very suitable as a drijfplant to schuilgelegenheid to offer to young fish.
Riccia fluitans is a fragile and decorative plant that with the right care at the right place in the aquarium is a very nice effect to the aquarium. The leaf shape and leaf colour are in contrast with virtually all other plant species !
Properties Riccia fluitans
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Why In-vitro aquarium plants?
In vitro plants are in a laboratory under sterile conditions grown. Small pieces of plant tissue are on the special gel and placed new, healthy, algenvrije, free of pesticides, slakkenvrije, disease-free plants to grow on in the pot. One jar is filled with plenty of young shoots, full of growth potential!
Instructions for use for in vitro aquarium plants: Rinse carefully all the gel carefully from the plant under a faucet. Cut the plants into small portions. Plant the cuttings as much as possible, separately from each other with a fine pair of tweezers. Let it grow!