Bolbitis

Bolbitis is a genus of ferns or water fern.  They are 2 specific members of the genus are typically grown as immersed water plants in aquaria, Bolbitis heudelotii, and Bolbitis heteroclita. Bolbitis heudelotii, the African water fern, normally grows submerged in its native habitat, while Bolbitis heteroclita normally grows on the margin of water bodies, however also will grow submerged.

Bolbitis heteroclita

Bolbitis heteroclita

Description

pH range: 6 - 7.2
Temperature range: 22-27C
Water hardness: Soft-medium hard
Propagation: By eyes of rhizome
Habitat: Eastern Asia

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Bolbitis heudelotii

Bolbitis heudelotii
Common Name: African water fern

A water fern with a creeping rhizome somewhat like Java fern that must be grown attached to wood or rocks. Prefers moving water.

Description

pH range: 6.4 - 7.2
Temperature range: 22 - 26C
Water hardness: 30 - 170 ppm
Propagation: By rhizome division
Habitat: Tropical Africa

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Bolbitis asiatica

Bolbitis asiatica

Description

pH range: 6.4 - 7.2
Temperature range: 22 - 26C
Water hardness: 30 - 170 ppm
Propagation: By rhizome division
Habitat: Tropical Africa

Packing Type : Loose , Bundle , Pot