It grows like crazy and could cover my surface in 3 weeks if I let it. I have 20g long that has a nice batch of amazon frogbit in it and all the roots are nice and growing long. Each runner will sprout a plantlet at its end. Frogbit is a floating freshwater plant from Central and South America. Now my 75g has a bunch in it as well, but most of it has little to no roots. Minor roots are 1 mm thick and up to 10 cm long and they grow slowly from the major root. Amazon frogbit is comparatively undemanding in terms of temperature conditions. Leaves are green and healthy just hardly any roots. It is also known as the South America sponge plant because it has sponge-like leaves. It can rapidly invade and smother waterways and is a serious biosecurity threat. Similar species. The only plants not thriving are my floating amazon frogbit plants which I have struggled to make more of and I only have 9 - 11 of them even though in the beginning I used to have more of them. This plant can grow up to 20 inches and the minimum tank capacity for this plant is at least 10 gallon. I keep frogbit in a 40gallon hex. Plants can form into large mats of … Navsharma94: Can i grow more frogbit from only one amazon ftogbit. This is a video of my aquarium that I uploaded on youtube So, I made a ring out of airline tubing using a hot glue gun , and I clipped one end of the loop to an airline holder to keep it in place. Mabye its those? It can be kept in tropical and moderately warm tanks at temperature from 20 to 30 °C. In colder water the plant grows sufficiently slower and the plant gets smaller. Keep the water current gentle in the pond or aquarium. The leaves don't really melt the way my other plants' do, they kinda looked munched on actually. How fast does Frogbit multiply? Fishfur: Sure can. A healthy, well grown frogbit should quickly start to generate runners. Amazon frogbit is a floating plant. Just one plant, even if it has only two or three tiny leaves, can eventually become hundreds of plants. Maintain a water temperature between 64 and 86 degrees F. Maintain a water pH level between 6.0 and 8.0. "Frogbit, or Amazon frogbit, is native to Central and South America and it is illegal to have or move the plant in NSW as it poses a serious biosecurity risk and must not be kept or sold here," Ms Dixon said. Frogbit looks similar to spongeplant (Limnobium spongia) which is also prohibited matter but not yet known to occur in Australia. Frogbit Planting Instructions: Plant the frogbit by gently dropping it onto the surface of the aquarium or pond where you want to grow it. If I fall off the fertilizer wagon, and skip dosing for too long, my frogbit will die back. Hmmm.. In soft water frogbit grows a bit better, than in hard one. 20g has cfl lights on it and the 75g has planted plus led lights. 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