Frog bit (the perfect Floater)
NOTE: A portion size you will receive when you order this plant is the photo with the yellow ruler.
How would you like the perfect floating plant? A plant that doesn't take over like duckweed? A plant that you can easily remove if it is blocking out too much light?
A plant that has the most symmetrical from of any floating plant?
Say hello to Frog bit. What is it's scientific name? In the words of a great southern plant supplier... "Honey, it didn't come with a birth certificate." (We believe it's Limnobium laevigatum)
This is cool round little plant.
It has leaves that are around an inch in diameter. They are nearly perfect circles. Unlike a dwarf lily or a red tiger lotus these leaves have a thicker texture to them. They seem to be a bit more durable.
While I don't keep plant eating fish, I would guess these would hold up to plant eaters a tad better than a duckweed.
These would make a great edition to a tank that is suffering from an algae problem as they would be able to cover a decent amount of surface area in a small amount of time.
LIKE ALL FLOATING PLANTS... These have the "Aerial advantage" that is to say they can get more both more light and CO2 from the waters surface. (CO2 is easier to obtain form the atmosphere than in water, and the light- any light- doesn't need to penetrate any water at all)
What I like about this plant is how it stays as ONE unit and makes a "mini lily pad" setup for our smaller indoor setups.
GRAB SOME FROG BIT while we have it in stock.
One Portion has 5 or more leaves on it.
Whole lot and all green n healthy
My plants are doing so well in my fish tank. All healthy and thriving. The frog bit has been doing well! You get some many floaters in one order!
Was a little bit smaller than expected