Difficulty

Propagation: By division

Difficulty: 1

Area: Floating Light: Bright Temperature: 72-75°F (22-24°C) Propagation: From runners Difficulty: 1, 2

Freshwater Aquarium Floating Plants

Above: Although the roots of this floating plant are not large and trailing compared to some floating species, they still provide welcome cover for sudace-dwelling fish.

Li m nob ¡um laevigatum

Synonym: L. stoloniferum, Hydromistria stolonifera

Common name: Amazon frogbit

Origin: South America

The thick, waxy leaves of the frogbit are 0.8-1.2 in (2-3 cm) long and almost round in shape. This adaptable floating plant can be kept in open-topped aquariums or tanks with adequate ventilation. Given conditions, it will spread rapidly and may need to be thinned occasionally.

Growth rate: Medium to Fast

Area: Floating Light: Bright Temperature: 72-75°F (22-24°C) Propagation: From runners Difficulty: 1, 2

Above: Although the roots of this floating plant are not large and trailing compared to some floating species, they still provide welcome cover for sudace-dwelling fish.

Floating Plant Roots
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