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Red Root Floater (Phyllanthus Fluitans) - 4 oz Cup

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Red Root Floater (Phyllanthus Fluitans) is a green- and red-tinged plant that originates in South America. It’s an easy-to-keep floating plant whose leaves slightly resemble small Brussels sprouts. Red root floater for sale here is very beneficial and useful in aquariums because the plant removes excess nutrients, biological waste, and contaminants. It is also one of our fastest-growing plants! Like other floating plants, Red Root Floater will provide shade and make some of your skittish fish feel more secure and confident.

Caring for Our Red Root Floater for Sale

Under good conditions, this floating plant exhibits unique coloration with beautiful red roots and an underbelly to contrast the light green of its leaves. It does not require strong lighting but, if provided, the plant will show more intense red coloration.

  • Minimum Lighting Required: Moderate
  • Temperature Range: 59-86°F
  • Tank Placement: Floating

The red root floater for sale in our store is one of the easiest plants to start with. Quite literally, toss it into your tank and you are done! Once the plant has adjusted to the new environment, it will quickly start to propagate.

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Reviews (57)

  • 5
    Red Root Floater

    Posted by Joyce Kruger on 27 Jul 2021 cute! I just love this little plant and wish I'd got more. Very crisp and healthy. Such fast service the plant was in perfect condition. I will definitely order from this company again!

  • 5
    Came in a little dry but just add water and boom!

    Posted by Evan on 24 Jul 2021

    These came in slightly dryer than the other plant but 2 days after I added them to my 40 gallon they exploded with life!

  • 4
    Red root floater (phyllanthus fluitans)

    Posted by Elizabeth Watson on 22 Jul 2021

    This is very nice! It never had any melt and provides a great “hide” for aloe of my fish

  • 5
    Very Happy

    Posted by Dennis Morton on 7 Jul 2021

    Same remarks as previous review on Java Moss

  • 5
    Red root floaters

    Posted by Moriah C Curry on 6 Jul 2021

    I was impressed with how many came per 4oz cup. I am happy with them and they are thriving!

  • 5
    Red Root floater

    Posted by Frank LALLAS on 10 Jun 2021

    about the 4th time I ordered this as expected came in healthy and looking good great job

  • 5
    Picture perfect

    Posted by Ben Umbras on 9 Jun 2021

    Exactly what I was hoping for and expecting

  • 5
    Pretty little red root floaters

    Posted by Linde J. Fort on 8 Jun 2021

    So delicate and a nice addition to my pond.

  • 4

    Posted by Tracey D. Bates on 5 Jun 2021

    Made a nice addition to my aquarium

  • 5
    Red root floaters

    Posted by Kathy Blackwell on 29 May 2021

    Got more than expected. In very good condition. Many roots.

  • 5
    Red Root Floater

    Posted by Felicia L Sonsini on 20 May 2021

    Healthy and vibrant plants arrived very clean!

  • 5
    phyllanthus fluitans

    Posted by Kirk on 19 May 2021

    Well established root system. Lots of plants.