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Nymphoides Aquatica (1 Water Banana) – Aquarium Plants – Aquarium, Fish Tank, Live Plants for aquascaping, mosses, Fern, Tropical Aquatic Plants.


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Nymphoides Aquatica, Banana. This plant can be characterized by it’s long stems with light to dark green rounded/heart shaped leaves grown from a base of swollen green tubes which resemble a bunch of bananas. These plants are quite popular both because they are easy to care for, and for their distinctively charming look. They can be left to float or planted into the substrate, but don’t bury the plant’s tubers more than ¼ inch. They prefer calm water. If left to float, they will start to grow white roots that reach down into the substrate, anchoring the plant. Banana plants are also called banana lilies, for their stems will quickly shoot to the top of your tank and the leaves will float like lily pads. If left, they can blossom small white flowers. Plants are incubated in a solution of 0.01% of the insecticide Buprafezin for one hour (Please do not just drop these in a shrimp tank or with any other crustacean. To use these within a tank please wash in water with baking soda under light. These are treated to remove the insecticide but there are cases where this has not been fully removed causing casualty’s in crustacean.

Weight2.2046226200 lbs
Water Temperature

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500 – 1000 lux – Medium

PH Levels

6, 7

Growth Rate



10mg per Litre, 20mg per Litre