Watersprite - Ceratopteris sp.
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Watersprite (Ceratopteris sp.) is also sometimes known as "Indian Water Fern" or Laceleaf Watersprite" due to the finely branched leaves it grows when submerged. The leaf shape changes when grown emerged (out of the water) and the emerged plant will also be stiffer than the delicate submerged form.
These individual stalks can be planted by inserting the end of the stalk into the substrate, either individually or in groupings of several stalks. They may grow roots in time. They can be easily pruned by trimming the stalk at the desired height. The trimmings can then be planted as well if desired. Watersprite do not need to be planted and may also be allowed to float on the water's surface. These plants make excellent cover for fry to hide.
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|Scientific Name||Ceratopteris sp.|
|Light Intensity||Moderate to High|
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Ratings & Reviews
by joe h
very hardy plant. i use equilibrium and flourish excel on every water change. plants are dark green and growing like crazy. i do 2 25 percent water chang om my 75 gallon guggy show tank with these plants weekly. the guppies love the plants.
water sprite and jungle vallisneria
by paul l
whenmy plants arrived all the main stems were rotted between each leaf joint with roots at each joint that were not in best shape. has been a little over 2 weeks and only one joint is still alive....the rest all rotted away. the jungle vallisneria were in same shape with roots dead and plants dead in center . they are also already dead. my guppies are very healthy so not the water quality but poor condition of plants when arrived!! very disappointed
by Pat E.
I drove to Lancaster to your store and was pleased with the quality and knowledge of your employees. My plants are thriving and look beautiful in my tank. very light and airy plant.