Mermaid Weed (Proserpinaca Palustris)

Proserpinaca Palustris / Mermaid Weed - Aquarium Plants Factory
Proserpinaca Palustris / Mermaid Weed - Aquarium Plants Factory
Proserpinaca Palustris / Mermaid Weed - Aquarium Plants Factory
Proserpinaca Palustris / Mermaid Weed - Aquarium Plants Factory
Proserpinaca Palustris / Mermaid Weed - Aquarium Plants Factory
Proserpinaca Palustris / Mermaid Weed - Aquarium Plants Factory
Proserpinaca Palustris / Mermaid Weed - Aquarium Plants Factory
Proserpinaca Palustris / Mermaid Weed - Aquarium Plants Factory
Proserpinaca Palustris / Mermaid Weed - Aquarium Plants Factory
Proserpinaca Palustris / Mermaid Weed - Aquarium Plants Factory

Mermaid Weed (Proserpinaca Palustris)

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Proserpinaca Palustris, commonly known as Mermaid Weed, is a unique and versatile plant that adds a touch of exotic elegance to any aquarium or paludarium. Native to North America, this plant is highly sought after in the aquascaping community for its distinctive appearance and adaptability.

Mermaid Weed features slender leaves that transform from a deep green in low-light conditions to a striking copper-red under high lighting, offering a dynamic display in your aquatic environment. This characteristic makes it a favorite among hobbyists for creating eye-catching contrasts and focal points in their tanks.

Ideal for both beginners and experts, Proserpinaca Palustris thrives in a wide range of water conditions. It grows well in both soft and hard water, with a preferred pH range of 6.0 to 7.5. For optimal growth and color development, medium to high lighting and CO2 supplementation are recommended.

Proserpinaca Palustris is also known for its ease of propagation. Simply cut the stem and replant the cuttings in the substrate to encourage new growth. This makes it easy to maintain and shape according to your aquascape design.

Beyond its aesthetic appeal, Mermaid Weed plays a vital role in the aquarium ecosystem. It helps in oxygenating the water and provides shelter for fish and invertebrates, enhancing the overall health and diversity of your aquatic habitat.

In summary, Proserpinaca Palustris, with its stunning color transformation and easy care, is a delightful addition to any planted tank, offering both visual beauty and ecological benefits.

  • Sold as loose Fresh-cut plants, Bunched plants, or Potted plants
  • Fresh-cut plants | Approx. 6 stems, loose fresh-cut stems without root
  • Bunched plants | Approx. 6 fresh-cut stems without root, bundled with foam, and lead weight
  • Potted plants | Approx. 6 fresh-cut stems without root, potted with net pot and rockwool

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, and pesticides, grow emerged, or submerge. 


      Scientific Name

      Proserpinaca Palustris

      Common Name

      Mermaid Weed

      Placement

      Midground, Background

      CO2

      Not required

      Growth Rates

      Medium

      Difficulty Level

      Easy

      Nutrient Substrate

      Required

      Can it grow emerged?

      Yes

      Lighting Requirements

      Medium - High

       

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           WHAT WE GUARANTEE

          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: aquariumplantsfactory@gmail.com 
          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.

           

          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.

          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

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          Eric P.
          Great purchase

          These emersed Mermaid Weed stem cuttings came as expected and on time. Many stem cuttings and packaged well. Thank you!

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          Stan Cummings (8041949)
          Stan

          Prompt shipping with excellent quality plants. Have bought from this seller in the past and will continue to buy in future.

          stan

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          CHAD SCHUBERT
          Amazing color and texture

          Plants were strong and converted shape in about 2 weeks.

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          Andrew

          Struggled with this species several times, but these are thriving for me.

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