Tropica Riccia fluitans (Low Tech)
Tropica Riccia fluitans is an aquarium plant from tissue culture in a closed cup.
Japanese Takashi Amano has inspired many aquarium owners to keep the 1-5 cm tall cosmopolitic liverwort, Riccia fluitans, submerged. It can be kept down by tying it to a stone with a piece of fishing line, but new shoots always grow towards the surface, so it may be necessary to prune it with scissors. Riccia fluitans thrives best with added CO2 and in good growing conditions small oxygen bubbles form on the leaf tips. As a traditional floating plant it offers good protection for young fish.
|3 – 5+
If you are looking for a good plant fertilizer, you can look at the 2hr Aquarist range. APT Zero for new aquariums and APT Complete for older setups. Alternatively – you can use Easylife Profito or Scape Complete if you are on a budget.
*This is a Tissue Culture Plant. It has been grown in a sterile laboratory and is guaranteed to be snail, algae, or pesticide-free. We recommend Tissue Culture Plant over Greenhouse plants for 100% client satisfaction.