Anacharis - Aquarium Plants Factory
Anacharis - Aquarium Plants Factory
Anacharis - Aquarium Plants Factory


Regular price $6.99
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Anacharis, also known as Brazilian Waterweed, Egeria densa, or Elodea, is an ideal aquatic plant for beginners due to its hardiness and ease of care. This beautiful plant features light to bright green leaves arranged in whorls along its branching stems, adding a vibrant touch to any freshwater aquarium.

Key Features:

  • Vibrant Appearance: Light to bright green leaves with linear, whorled patterns create an attractive, lush look in the aquarium.
  • Versatile Growth: Can anchor itself in the substrate with its roots or grow as a floating plant, making it adaptable to various tank setups.

Optimal Conditions:

  • Lighting: Thrives in a range of lighting conditions, from low to high light, making it suitable for different aquarium environments.
  • Water Parameters: Prefers temperatures between 60°F to 82°F (15°C to 28°C) and a pH range of 6.5 to 7.5, accommodating a wide range of freshwater setups.

Aquarium Benefits:

  • Nutrient Controller: Excellent at absorbing excess nutrients from the water, helping to control algae growth and maintain water quality.
  • Oxygen Producer: Enhances the oxygen levels in the aquarium, contributing to a healthier environment for fish and other aquatic life.
  • Easy Maintenance: Requires minimal care, making it perfect for beginner aquarists. Regular trimming helps maintain its shape and prevent overgrowth.

Care and Maintenance:

  • Planting: Can be planted in the substrate or left to float freely, providing flexibility in aquascaping designs.
  • Trimming: Regular pruning is recommended to manage its rapid growth and encourage bushier, healthier plants.


Anacharis (Brazilian Waterweed, Egeria densa, Elodea) is a versatile and hardy plant that enhances the beauty and health of freshwater aquariums. Its vibrant green leaves, easy care requirements, and beneficial properties make it a favorite among both beginners and experienced aquarists. Whether used as a substrate-anchored plant or a floating addition, Anacharis contributes to a lush, oxygen-rich, and nutrient-balanced aquatic environment.

Introduce Anacharis to your aquarium and enjoy its vibrant growth and the ecological benefits it brings to your underwater world.

  • Sold as submerged loose Fresh-cut Plants, Bunched plants, or Potted plants
  • Fresh-cut plants | approx. 6 stems, loose fresh-cut plants
  • Bunched plants | approx. 6 fresh-cut plants bundle with foam, and lead weight
  • Potted plants | approx. 6 fresh-cut plants with net pot and rock wool

Disclaimer: Pictures are not the actual plants you will receive, but a sample representation. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be free of pests, pesticides, grow emerged, or submerge. 

Scientific Name

Egeria Densa


Elodea Densa

Common Name



Midground - Background


Not Required

Growth Rates

Medium - Fast

Difficulty Level


Nutrient Substrate

Not Required

Can it grow emerged?


Lighting Requirements

Medium - High

Attention! This plant is known as an invasive species in many states, we will not ship to those states. Please do not order if you are in one of these states: Alabama, Connecticut, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, South Carolina, Vermont, Washington, or Wisconsin. 

Please be a responsible aquatic plants owner by don't release any animal, plant, and aquatic life into the wild.


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Handling time for Live Plants orders:
Live plants are shipped from Monday - Saturday if you choose United States Postal Services (USPS): Most plant-only orders can ship out within 1-3 business days excluded out-of-stock, pre-order, or backorder products.
UPS 2-Days and UPS Overnight only ship from Monday-Wednesday to ensure they arrived in the same week. Please be mindful we also have 1-2 business days handling time, so please placed your order on or before Tuesday, the cut off time is 6:00 AM Pacific Time (PT)
Handling time for Live Animals orders:
Live Animals are shipped from  Monday - Wednesday: Live Animals orders take longer to ship. We only ship Live Animals orders when they can be delivered within the week so they don't spend an extra day in transit on the weekend.
Handling time for Live Animals ranges from 1-5 business days depending on the weather and health of the livestock. We will email tracking information when the order is shipped.
Free ShippingWe offer Free Shipping on eligible orders.
  • Free Shipping will take 2-5 days to reach you
  • If your orders included Live Plants & Live Animals. We will combine the shipment and you will see the flat rate shipping cost at checkout
  • Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Guam, and US Virgin Islands customers are not qualified for the Free Shipping program. Please upgrade to Expedited or Express Mail for faster delivery. 
    Delayed Parcels: Sometimes your packages may take longer than normal to arrive with U.S. Postal Service or our chosen courier. We are legally obliged to wait 15 working days (3 weeks) for a package to be considered lost. See U.S. Postal Service website for further detail. 
    • We cannot be held responsible for any delay caused by U.S. Postal Service but if your packages were lost by the courier service, we will issue a replacement by 50/50, which means we pay 50% and the customers pay 50% plus shipping for the replacement orders.
    Refused Shipment PolicyAll customers must keep their address information up-to-date!
    • Please always keep your shipping address up-to-date! ( Debit and Credit Card, Paypal, Apple Pay, Google Pay, Amazon Pay, Shopify Pay, Ali Pay, and other payment processing services )
    • Any shipment being refused or shipped back to us by providing a wrong address or other reasons will not be refundable
    Cancellations: We understand sometimes thing goes out of control.
    • Please contact us ASAP if you want to cancel your orders. Orders only might be canceled if they are not being shipped by shipping couriers. 

    Return Policy: All sales are final

    • We do not accept returns or exchanges for Live Plants and Live Animals


      24 Hours Live Arrival Guarantee* - In a rare case of live stocks dead on arrival, we must be notified within 24 hours by the same day of delivery. Please take clear photos of the damaged product and send it to us within 24 hours.  Live Arrival Guarantee will be void after 24 hours of delivery. All replacements are considered final and we will not replace the replacement.

      1. Picture requirements: Take at least 2 clear photos of damaged product in their original, unopened & sealed transparent packing and send photos and orders information to our email within 24 hours: 
      2. Please do not take picture of damaged plants, or animals in your aquarium. Once they have been introduced to your aquarium's ecosystem. It is no longer covered by our guarantee.

      Please be aware that our Live Arrival Guarantee is subject to certain conditions. Specifically, the guarantee will not be applicable in cases where the package is marked as 'invalid address', 'undeliverable' or is 'returned to sender.' This includes situations such as a vacant delivery address, a missing apartment number, or any other issues that prevent the postal service from delivering your package.

      It is crucial to provide accurate and complete shipping information to ensure the successful delivery of your order and the applicability of the Live Arrival Guarantee.

      Please keep in mind that Live Arrival Guarantee only guarantees that live stocks will be alive upon arrival. We cannot guarantee that you will continue to have success with them. Many factors, including the aquarium environment, water quality, nutrient, temperature, lighting, filter, and CO2 system, can contribute to the failure to grow live plants and live animals.



      Even though our plants are very clean, but we can't guarantee they will be 100% pest-free because we cannot be responsible for your aquarium. Please use it at your own risk. We recommended all customers rinse the plants with clean water and quarantine them before use.

      However, plants in tissue culture will be 100% free from pests, algae and never have been contacting with any aquarium.

      1. Due to the nature of the product. We don't guarantee our plants will be pests free. ( snails, algae, hitchhikers )
      2. We don't guarantee our plants will be free of pesticides. We use homemade, organic pesticides in our greenhouse to control pests. We do not use pesticides that contain copper. Copper is toxic to invertebrates such as aquatic snails, crabs, shrimps, etc
      3. We don't guarantee your aquarium success or are responsible for your aquarium inhabitant including but not limited to fish, shrimp, snail, turtle, etc. So please quarantine all plants when use!
      4. Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be grow emerged or submerge.
      Environmental Preservation Notice

      🌱 Environmental Preservation Notice 🌱

      Please review your state's regulations on restricted plants, as we are committed to not shipping plants that are restricted in your area. Do not release any plants into the wild or waterways, as this can harm local ecosystems by introducing invasive species.

      Your cooperation in protecting the environment is appreciated. For continuously updated information, refer to the USDA State Noxious Weed list here.

      Thank you for your responsible commitment to environmental preservation.

      Customer Reviews

      Based on 168 reviews
      Favorite for aquatic plants

      Best seller of fresh, healthy aquatic plants!

      Chris Webster (ilybicycle)

      Always a great experience

      Michael Donner
      Full Plants

      Very healthy. Packed well. No issues. Will purchase again.

      Lucille Robinson

      Planted in substrate on 12/21/23, today 12/26/23, Healthy green beautiful. I am well pleased.
      Thank you, Aquarium Factory. Proof is in the pictures.

      Judith G. Hall (jghall)
      Beautiful plants

      Beautiful, healthy plants, and prompt and careful shipping, as always. Repeat customer-thanks so much!


      Can in good condition, perfect for my filter free tank.

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