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Rotala Indica

Rotala indica is one of many commonly found aquatic stem plants. This variation of Rotala is a great selection for your tanks background due to its ability to grow thick and tall with the proper conditions. Given high light and some additional fertilization, this plant can produce a light pink coloration on the undersides of the leaves and in some cases achieve darker red coloration. Frequent trimming of this plant can help you achieve a bush-like appearance.

Keep in mind that the coloration, size, and shape of this plant are subject to the conditions the plants are kept. The leaves on Rotala species can be fragile and it is recommended they are handled with care.

Use of a high quality planted tank substrate (our personal favorites can be found by clicking here) and CO2 injection can help yield better growth.

*Rapid changes in tank parameters can result in the melting of the plant

You will receive one (1) bunch that includes 5 stems of this plant. Portion size may vary. 

Scientific Name: Rotala rotundifolia "indica"

Light Requirements: Medium to High

Care Level: Easy/Medium

Note: Please do additional research on your plant to ensure its health. Propagation of Rotala is similar to all other stem plants: cut the stem and replant into the substrate. 

 *All Plants may contain snails or snail eggs. We keep them in all of our tanks for the benefits they provide.*

Customer Reviews

Based on 16 reviews
Katie Eaton
Good Quality

The plants were well-packaged and had around 6 stems. The look healthy and good quality.

Cory Kleiser
Great Plant.

The plant arrived healthy. It’s a beautiful plant and pretty low maintenance.

carla landivar

Rotala Indica

Jason W

Looks great and already growing

Liz S.

Great quality plant, well packed, very healthy. Got the two plants that I ordered plus a bit extra attached to one of the plants. Always thrilled with my stock from Flip, thanks so much!