Water Velvet (Azolla caroliniana)

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Water Velvet

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Water Velvet

Azolla caroliniana

Easy

pH

6.0 - 8.0

[[Minimum temperature::18 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]] [[Maximum temperature::24 °TEMPLATE:UNITS-TEMP| ]]

0-6 °d

Max Height

2 cm (0.8")

Max Width

3 cm (1.2")



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Alternative Names and Variants

Water Velvet, Fairy Moss

Environment Specifics

A decorative fern best kept in high light tanks.

Identification

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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