Floating Plants

Purple Fringed Riccia (ricciocarpus natans) Floating Aquatic Plant Liverwort for Aquarium and Terrarium

$5.59 $6.99


  • Details
    Purple Fringed Riccia (ricciocarpus natans) is a beautiful floating plant in the liverwort family Ricciaceae. It's a fast growing- extremely hardy, fresh water plant that can also be grown emersed and inside a Terrarium. One portion should last a hobbyist a lifetime if cared for correctly.

    I especially love this floater because instead of long roots that can be obtrusive, it has very short purple rhizoids which don't hang down far at all, and actually stick out more horizontally causing a "social distancing" which in turn lets enough light through; even when the surface is fully covered. They do a fantastic job at drawing out those nitrates, and I keep them in all my shrimp tanks.

    Purple Fringed Riccia can also be grown terrestrially but must be kept moist, the terrestrial version grows larger but keeps the same shape.

    You will receive a similar amount shown in the pictures (50+ segments) All my Purple Fringed Riccia are grown indoors under full spectrum aquarium lighting, it can be grown in very low to bright lights. (unlikely, but may contain snails)
  • Shipping & Policies

    Shipping from United States

    Processing time

    1-3 business days

    Customs and import taxes

    Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

    Payment Options

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    • Accepts Etsy gift cards

    Returns & Exchanges

    I gladly accept returns and exchanges

    Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

    Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

    I don't accept cancellations

    But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

    The following items can't be returned or exchanged

    Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

    • Custom or personalized orders
    • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
    • Digital downloads
    • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

    Conditions of return

    Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

  • Reviews

    Reviews (9)


    Beautiful little plant. My beta loves to hide underneath them and they look great. Happy with my purchase

    good seller on time delivery

    Ordered this Riccia from clear across the States and it arrived safe and sound and in great condition. I ordered one "portion" and it was a very generous portion. Their dense, little purple roots remind of Mario and Luigi's mustaches for some reason... :) Thank you, Green Mountain Moss, I look forward to ordering from you again!

    Packed up great and came quick!

    They all look healthy. Thank you!