Live Plants For Your Aquarium: Floating “Duckweed”


“Duckweed”

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  • Scientific Name: Lemna gibba or Lemna minor
  • Common Name: Duckweed
  • Approximate Size: .25  – .50 inch in width
  • pH Range: 5 – 7.3
  • Temperature Range: 76 –  84
  • Lighting: Does well in low, moderate, or bright light
  • How to keep: Needs to float at the top of the water.
  • How to propagate: This plant will split into smaller plants continuously until it has covered the water surface.
  • Prohibited in the US: No

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