Amazon Frogbit (Limnobium laevigatum)

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Amazon Frogbit

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Amazon Frogbit

Limnobium laevigatum



5.0 - 8.0

[[Minimum temperature::18 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::28 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

4-20 °d

Max Height

5 cm (2")

Max Width

25.4cm (10 ")



Alternative Names and variants

Amazon Frogbit, South American Frogbit

Other similar species

Environment Specifics

Requires good light, a mature tank preferably receiving fertilisation and slow to medium water flow.


Very handy plant to give shade and security to small fish or fry. The long roots provide a growth medium for infusoria an important food for small fish.


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