Limnobium stoloniferum, Hydromistria stoloniferum, Salvinia laevigatum
From Mexico to South America
about 1" (3 cm), though the roots may reach 12" (30 cm)
from 10" (25 cm)
pH: 6.0-7.5; 2-12 dH; 70-81°F (21-27°C)
A fast-growing species that should be given fertilizer and thinned often. Frogbit serves as a good spawning material and is an excellent fry refuge. There should be a cover and adequate room between the surface of the water and the light so that the leaves are not burned.