Water Velvet (Azolla caroliniana)

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Water Velvet

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Water Velvet

Azolla caroliniana



6.0 - 8.0

18 -24 °C (64.4-75.2°F)

Max Height

2 cm (0.8")

Max Width

3 cm (1.2")

Alternative Names and Variants[edit]

Water Velvet, Fairy Moss

Environment Specifics[edit]

A decorative fern best kept in high light tanks.


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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