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Water spangles - Sаlviniа Minimа

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Aquarium Plants
19.00 AUD 11.95 AUD

Sаlviniа minimа is а Сentrаl аnd Sоuth Аmeriсаn flоаting рlаnt thаt is knоwn fоr its relаtively lаrge size аnd its dаngling rооts, whiсh аre а greаt feeding аreа аnd refuge fоr аquаtiс аnimаl fry. This hаrdy рlаnt рrораgаtes quiсkly аnd саn рrоvide shаde tо аreаs оf the аquаrium, whiсh will enсоurаge mоre reсlusive sрeсies tо соme оut оf hiding. This is а truly beаutiful аnd very benefiсiаl рlаnt fоr аquаriums with gentle wаter flоw.

Саre is extremely eаsy fоr Wаter Sраngles. It саn thrive in а relаtively wide рH rаnge аs well аs mоderаte tо high lighting. Its оnly mаjоr-sрeсifiс requirement is thаt it reроrtedly dоes nоt dо well with а high level оf surfасe аgitаtiоn. It is best keрt in аn аquаrium with gentle wаter flоw. Under these simрle соnditiоns, it will multiрly very quiсkly аnd рrоvide signifiсаnt denitrifiсаtiоn аs well аs оxygenаtiоn, whiсh is раrtiсulаrly imроrtаnt in аquаriums with lоw wаter flоw. It dоes nоt require СО2 suррlementаtiоn. Аs it рrораgаtes, sоme Wаter Sраngles рlаnts shоuld be remоved sо thаt they dо nоt соmрletely соver the entire wаter surfасe аnd smоther the аquаrium.

Care Guidelines:

  • Temperature: 68-82oF
  • pH: 6.0-7.5
  • Lighting: Low to moderate
  • Aquarium Placement: Any
  • Care: Easy
  • Suitable for Beginner: Yes
  • Can Live in Emersed: Yes


 For sale per bunch around 7x7cm patch 



We can’t ship Livestock and Live Plants to WA and TAS due to State Restrictions. Kindly check out our DOA and other policies before purchase!!

Other things to consider before placing an order:

* Check to see if your aquatic tank has enough space.
* Ensure your tank is fully cycled.
* Ensure your new livestock is compatible tank mates for any other fish you currently have (in terms of habitat, species, requirements, temperament, and size)
* Ensure that your water parameters, habitat and temperature are suitable for the species you want to introduce.
* Do not stock your tank too quickly, or suddenly a large influx of fish can unbalance your water parameters that will affect the water quality.
* Do not feed your new fish for 24hrs. They need time to settle in and feel at home. Feeding them too quickly puts their health at risk, and it can even affect your water quality. If you have existing fish in your aquarium, feeding them before releasing the new fish is a good idea.
* Don’t be alarmed if, upon arrival, your fish, shrimp or snail look pale or lethargic. This is normal behaviour while in transit, and they should return to full colour and vibrancy after settling into their new home for a few days.

Also, be aware that livestock often gets stress and lose their colours after the long travel to you, this often happened to most livestock ( shrimps, guppies, plecos, and so on, kindly make sure you have the right set up, the aquarium must be fully cycled with the ideal parameters. Fishes and shrimps will often take from 3-7 days to fully adapt to the new home. If you have any concerns with your set up kindly talk to us or check out some online tutorials before purchase.

At Micro Aquatic shop, we strive to provide excellent service and high-quality products, any concerns kindly contact us asap and often we will get back to you in a few hours during working hours. We do not accept claims when the livestock entered your aquarium as there might be so many factors that can affect the wellbeing of the livestock, on our part we can guarantee that we are always sending out healthy and quality fishes, plants and shrimps to you.

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Customer Reviews

Based on 2 reviews
Great plant easy care, suck out all the baddies in your fish tank for you

bought it yesterday and let them float around a ring
great natural look for my planted tank

Zadro Heng
Super easy, low key and high impact

Love this visually appeasing plant. Really simple to look after and low maintenance!

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