Ceratopteris thalictroides

  • Dimensions: up to 40cm
  • Model: p2020300
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Ceratopteris thalictroides isn't all that normally grows fast but with the addition of CO2 it really motors. In a small aquarium it can grow out of the top and form truly wonderful and decorative leaves. The fine branches of the leaf itself are decorative and provide an interesting contrast to other types of leaf shapes.

In good light Ceratopteris thalictroides grows very fast and helps to prevent algae by consuming large amounts of nutrients. As a result this is an ideal plant for beginners with small aquariums.

by Mike R. on 9/6/2018

These plants arrived in tip top condition and are now growing away in the aquarium.

by Julie A. on 11/2/2018

Never disappointed with the quality of plants, looks great in my tank

by Andrew M. on 18/10/2017

Really superb plants, lush and green. Both pots were well populated with plants, more than enough for my tank.

by Mike G. on 30/9/2017

Bought two and both have taken well. I can confirm that despite what the forums say, Amano shrimp DO eat plants and not just those that are dead/dying. These plants are a favourite of my shrimp to munch on ;)

by john f. on 28/9/2017

A robust plant which is busy taking over the back of the tank. One I'd reccomed for quick greenery. Treats my very hard water with contempt.

by Mary P. on 12/9/2017

This makes a very nice floating plant, it will morph into a mat with roots in the water. Bettas love it.

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