Sagittaria Subulata (Sagittaria subulata) 10 per Order
(11 reviews)
0.07 LBS
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A great aquatic plant for those just beginning to keep live plants in their aquariums. This fast growing plant resembles grass and can grow above the water level. Its unstemmed leaves will grow to form dense clusters. It is an amphibious plant, and will grow either partially or fully submersed. Sagittaria is a completely undemanding plant that can withstand hard water as well as water with a surplus of organic substances. Not sensitive to temperature change, it can thrive in very poor planting substrate if given a generous amount of light. This aside, the proper water conditions would have a temperature of 72-82F, an alkalinity of 3-8 dKH and a pH of 6.5-7.5. Provide the plant with moderate lighting of 2 or more watts per gallon of full spectrum (5000-7000K) lighting.
The Dwarf Sagittaria will propagate by producing multiple runners, and may need to be replaced with new Sagittaria from time to time. It's best to use this plant as a background plant. Provides dense growth - good for spawning fish. You need to keep it trimmed so it can get light.
Sold in groups of 10: Price shown is for 10 plants.
  • Common Name: Subulata
  • Family Name: Alismataceae
  • Native To: South America America
  • Lighting: Low-Medium
  • pH: 6-9
  • Growth Demands: Easy
  • Growth Form: Upright
  • Growth Rate: Fast
  • True Aquatic: Yes
  • Placement In Tank: Midground
  • Available As: Bare Root
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  • 5
    Sag sub.. Good plants

    Posted by Dan Skrezyna on Feb 17th 2012

    Ordered three of these and placed them in both my tanks. Trimmed them down in my 20g long since they were out of dwarf. Very good plants nice and green on rival, no rotting.

  • 4
    Already growing

    Posted by Angela Williamson on Jan 10th 2011

    I ordered the dwarf sag. but I believe the plants I received were this species based on the length and size of the leaves. That's okay. They look great in my tank and are already starting to grow new shoots and I've only had them for four days!