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One of the notable features of Azolla is its unique growth habit. It forms small floating clusters or mats on the water's surface, creating a green carpet-like appearance. The plant consists of tiny, scale-like leaves that are densely packed together, providing a visually appealing texture.
Azolla has several remarkable characteristics that make it a valuable addition to aquatic ecosystems. Firstly, it is known for its ability to fix atmospheric nitrogen through a symbiotic relationship with cyanobacteria. This nitrogen fixation process enriches the water with nutrients and can benefit other aquatic organisms by improving water quality and supporting the growth of plants and algae.
Additionally, Azolla offers ecological advantages by acting as a natural biofilter. Its dense growth can help reduce excess nutrients in the water, effectively controlling algae growth and promoting a healthier aquatic environment. This makes Azolla particularly beneficial in ponds, lakes, and aquariums where maintaining a balanced ecosystem is crucial.
Cultivating Azolla is relatively straightforward. It thrives in freshwater environments with still or slow-moving water and prefers moderate to high levels of sunlight. Azolla can tolerate a wide range of temperatures, but optimal growth typically occurs between 77°F to 86°F (25°C to 30°C).
Maintaining proper water chemistry is essential for Azolla's growth and overall health. The pH range should be around neutral to slightly acidic, between 6.5 to 7.5, and regular monitoring of nutrient levels, particularly nitrogen and phosphorus, can help ensure optimal growth.
In aquariums, Azolla can provide shelter and hiding spots for small fish, fry, and invertebrates, making it a beneficial addition to community tanks and breeding setups.
Whether you're an aquarist or a conservation enthusiast, Azolla offers a range of benefits and visual appeal. Its ability to fix nitrogen, act as a biofilter, and create an attractive floating green mat makes it a valuable asset for maintaining a healthy and sustainable aquatic environment. Consider introducing Azolla to your aquarium or natural water bodies and experience the beauty and benefits it brings.
- Sold as small bare-roots portion
- Approx. 2" x 2" in size ( 4-6 plants )
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.
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WHAT WE CAN'T GUARANTEE
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.
- Due to the nature of the product. We don't guarantee our plants will be pests free. ( snails, algae, hitchhikers )
- 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
- 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!
- Unless specific, we don't guarantee aquatic plants will be grow emerged or submerge.