Peacock fern is NOT an aquatic plant, remove it now

Peacock fern - Selaginella wildenowii Has anyone had any experience with this plant in an aquarium
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Kyoto & Mondo grass Kyoto and Mondo grass is the same plant and is also not aquatic. Peace Lillies are also sold in those tubes as Umbrella Plants-not aquatic. Peacock ferns thrive in moist soils and high humidity, but also aren't aquatic. The peacock ferns I'm growing now are thriving in an apothecary jar. I've gotten into the habit of googling every plant I'm not familiar with before I buy it. :/
Is peacock fern a aquatic plant?
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I have a 6 gallon Fluval tank with three juvenile platies. Purchasedaqua fern and peacock ferns at Petco, in tubes. Are these plantssuitable for my tank? If not, what plants do you suggest? Thanks! The tree-like aqua plant is a Peacock Fern
Photo provided by FlickrBoth PetSmart and PetCo sell Peacock Fern in a tube, and it is not an aquatic plant.
Photo provided by FlickrI'm sorry to inform you that peacock fern is not an aquatic plant
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So, the Peacock fern(which was my favorite!), and the umbrella plant are pretty much for sure not aquatic plants.... and I've read the Wisteria type has many land types, and 1 underwater type... so it might not be either....... unbelievable... just unbelievable...BTW fin fancier... just because the tube says "aquatic" does not make it a true aquatic plant. The peacock fern in the photo is a perfect example-its non aquatic and does best in vivariums, it just stagnates and dies in aquariums. Because the peacock fern does not melt quickly underwater as some other terrestrial plants will (like wandering jew), top fin gets away will selling it as aquatic, most people assume it just dies because they don't know how to care for it.. but either way by the time its noticeably dead its past the point you could return it (if plants were accepted for returns-typically they aren't).But while I was at work today I was thinking about getting some umbrella plant or peacock fern. But I was wondering if these can be used in ripariums and if they can are they trellis raft plants or are they planter plants. My planters are used so I'm hoping to find some bright colored trellis raft plants that will do great with natural window sunlight and being sprayed a couple times a day. Because my tank is full to the top of water and aquascaped as well with a Bml light for underwater growth but my tank sits in front of the window which I figure is great for riparium plants. And no I don't get algae from my tank in front of the window and I do have a black background on it.None of the Selaginellas are truely aquatic... they like it wet in terrariums (challenging outside humid tanks) but are not IN water, just next to running water. and a couple other more commonly cultivated species are often incorrectly sold as "aquatic" tanks... they just take a long time to die They spread across substrates, and will scramble across rockes and what not around water, and as long as they are kept on moist substrate with humidity, they will be happy plants. The peacock fern is typically , also a bit blue but much smaller (creeps along ground, grows up tall to around 4ft)I believe the tubes that contain sword plants are true aquatics though (but not sure.. haven't really ever taken a good look at them). Good luck and i hope you get this resolved! Theres another petsmart that actually has the live plants in the tanks under a good light, but they don't take care of them well. they are covered in hair algae and dying. I only bought one tube of peacock fern which i didn't know what it was but figured it would be good and i got a tube of anubias and wisteria which i knew were truely aquatic. theres an aquarium adventure by my house too so next time i need plants i'll check it out.These plants aren't aquatic at all. The Peacock Fern is okay near water but not submerged and the White Ribbon will grow in water but the tops have to be exposed and clear of the surface.