Riccia fluitans – Crystalwort – 2inch x 2inch portion


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Riccia fluitans, also known as Crystalwort, is a beautiful plant. It is by nature a floating plant, but many people, including myself, like to tie it to driftwood, rocks, or aquarium decorations with thread or better yet, fishing line. If this plant is not tied down, then it will float. Please understand what Riccia is before you buy, as some people think it is a plant that is one piece and gets planted in the substrate, which is not the case.

For more information about this plant, please go to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Riccia_fluitans

To get that terrific lawn look, all you need to do is tie Riccia to mesh with fishing line, thread, or you can use a net ( scrunchies make a great net and are cheap). You then lay the mesh on your substrate with anchors holding it down. Here is a video on tying Riccia to a rock. It is the same procedure for the mesh.


Riccia grows very quickly under high light with CO2 but also does excellent with moderate light and no CO2.

Hardiness: Easy
Light Needs: Medium
Plant Structure: Floating
Family: Ricciaceae
Genus: Riccia
Region: Cosmopolitan
Location: Cosmopolitan
Size: Infinite
Growth Rate: Fast

You are buying one 2″ x 2″ portion.

Additional information

Weight .35 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 8 × 7 in


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