Alternanthera sessilis is an aquatic plant known by several common names, including sessile joyweed and dwarf copperleaf. It is used as an aquarium plant. The plant occurs throughout the tropical and subtropical regions of the Old World. It has been introduced to the southern United States, and its origins in Central and South America are uncertain. This Is the best and attractive aqua Plant for planted aquarium. Bright colors n attractive look makes this plant most favorite plants in hobbits.
Since it is a floating plant, there is no need to add CO2 to the aquarium. However, fertilizer should be added to the water regularly, and it’s always a good idea to add a high quality fertilizer like Seachem Flourish during weekly water changes.
Water lettuce is compatible with most fish, although larger fish like cichlids may damage it. However, it should be completely avoided in any tank containing goldfish or any other large herbivore fish, as they tend to eat the roots, and even the plant itself.