Ceratopteris thalictroides

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Water Sprite

Pteridaceae

Tropics

Medium

6 - 8                       

Easy

Rosette

Fast

Yes

Mid - Background

Bare Root, Potted

Ceratopteris thalictroides

Description:

Ceratopteris thalictroides is an aquatic verity of fern.  Water Sprite as it is more commonly known makes a great aquarium plant because it is able to thrive in a variety of conditions.  Low - High lighting and varying water qualities don't create an issue with Ceratopteris thalictroides.  The delicate looking leaf texture of water sprite adds to its beauty in the aquarium.

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