Water Velvet (Azolla caroliniana)

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Water Velvet

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Water Velvet

Azolla caroliniana

Easy

pH

6.0 - 8.0

291.15 K
64.4 °F
524.07 °R
297.15 K
75.2 °F
534.87 °R
18 -24 °C (64.4-75.2°F)

0-6 °d

Uncommon

Max Height

2 cm (0.8")

Max Width

3 cm (1.2")




Alternative Names and Variants

Water Velvet, Fairy Moss

Environment Specifics

A decorative fern best kept in high light tanks.

Identification

A tiny floating fern housing blue-green algae in its leaves. These algae are capable of absorbing nitrogen from the air, which can then be used by the plant.

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