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Salvinia auriculata (Pot)


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Common & Latin Name: Salvinia auriculata

Position: Floating

Origin: South America

Growth rate: Fast

Height: 1-2cm

Light demand: Moderate

CO2 : Zero-Low

Difficulty: Easy

  • Salvinia auriculata is a floating aquatic plant species suitable for aquariums and ponds.
  • It provides a decorative appearance and offers shade and shelter for aquatic organisms.
  • Salvinia auriculata helps control algae growth by competing for nutrients and blocking out excessive sunlight.
  • When keeping Salvinia auriculata in aquariums, provide adequate space and avoid overcrowding to allow it to spread naturally.
  • In ponds, ensure proper containment to prevent its spread and potential invasiveness in natural water bodies.
  • Salvinia auriculata thrives in warm water temperatures between 68-86°F (20-30°C) and prefers slightly acidic to neutral pH levels.
  • Regular maintenance, such as removing excess growth, is necessary to maintain a healthy balance.
  • Monitor its growth and take precautions to prevent its overgrowth, which can hinder water flow and oxygen exchange.
  • When used responsibly, Salvinia auriculata can enhance the aesthetic appeal and ecological balance of aquariums and ponds.

If you require any advice on keeping these plants, please contact us and speak to member of the team.

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Answer: Available on backorder means we do not have the item currently in stock but are able to order it in and get it out to you quickly.

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If you live within a 10 mile radius of Birmingham University, and your order is £30 or over (not including postage), you qualify for the option to use our Delta Prime delivery service. This means delivery is at a discounted rate and is also hand delivered by ourselves. For livestock this means there’s no overnight shipping, and hand delivered with care by us. Once your order has been placed, we will contact you to arrange time for delivery. Depending on booking slots, orders placed before 12pm, can be delivered the same day or whenever suits you.


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