Jump to content
Sign in to follow this  
AquaAurora

RAOK Salvinia Minimia live floating plant

Recommended Posts

RAOKing off some salvinia minima, harvesting from several tanks.  Just pay $8 for usps small flat rate box via PayPal.  PM me your paypal email and I will send an invoice for shipping cost

2 packages available currently.-if hey sell out just pm me, I'll contact you when i have grown more to see if you are still interested.

Salvinia minima is a great floating plant for aquariums, its easy to grow than frogbit and water lettuce-it does not mind being under a lid, doesn't burn from bright light, and doesn't rot from condensation drips, nor is it picky about air flow (like frogbit and water lettuce).  Its an undemanding grower, and helps diffuse light for those with planters tanks getting a bit too much light, and helps suck up excess nutrients/nitrates  bettas love making bubble nets in it, an enjoy the shade it gives.  If you ever want to be rid of it its much easier to remove completely than duckweed.

Its good for shrimp and fish fry-place to hide and find food on the roots!

I don't know if goldfish will eat this, I've not tried it in their tank.

Portion= 10"x6" tub

eMEcbYz.jpg

ticb5rW.jpg

tlNqmDm.jpg

Edited by AquaAurora
shrimp

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Please understand that  Salvinia minima is a harmful invasive species that can destroy natural ecosystems, so make sure that none of this gets into any lakes, ponds, or streams.  It can choke off the native plants and grow so thick that it blocks gas exchange, killing fish.  Neither tasty nor nutritious, it doesn't get eaten. 

You can have it in an aquarium, but just make sure that you dispose of excess in a way that makes sure none gets in natural bodies of water.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I got some and they are great. Fish are nipping at it, like you said Sharon they really don't eat it but they sure have fun in them :teehee 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Restore formatting

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

Sign in to follow this  

×
  • Create New...