Fontinalis Gracilis (Willowmoss)

Fontinalis Gracilis (Willowmoss)

Fontinalis gracilis is a plant with long tendril like stems engrossed in tiny pale green leaves. This is a native plant that loves to affix itself to submerged stones, or pieces of waterlogged wood, but it's not too effortlessly discovered in our streams.

Nevertheless, it is a plant which will do well within the tropical aquarium, and once established it'll spread rapidly to supply an outstanding medium for fish that spawn on plants at the bottom of the aquarium.

If Fontinalis gracilis is taken from a stream it'll be discovered to harbour numerous tiny water creatures, generally Crustacea, and even though these creatures supply outstanding pickings for the adult Siamese fighter, it's safer to wash the plant thoroughly prior to introducing it into your aquarium.

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