Bolbitis Broadleaf Aquatic Plant

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  • All Plants are submerged growth
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Regular price$7.99
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This is only apply to live fish order.

Live Arrival Guarantee:

We have a lot of experience with shipping live fish orders. In 2021, Our records showed that we only have a 0.5 % Dead on Arrival rate for all live fish orders, compared to the industry standard is at 1.5%. This means that out of 1000 live orders that we shipped to our customer only 5 orders would have fish that arrived dead.

At Splashy Fish, we ensure that our customers are happy and satisfied with their orders. We offer a 100% Live Arrival Guarantee on all of our animals that are shipped to the customer via USPS, UPS, and FedEx.

Splashy Fish has the right to void Live Arrival Guarantee protection if these circumstances include: 

  1. The customer has chosen USPS First Class Mail as a shipped method. 
  2. Shipping address to a PO Box
  3. The order was refused delivery by the customer.
  4. The order was return to sender for any reason such as but not limited to wrong shipping address, the address is undeliverable, etc.
  5. The order was held for pick up at USPS, UPS, FedEx offices no longer than 24 hours after the last update on the tracking number. 
  6. Live Arrival Guarantee claim does not include all the requirements mentioned below
  7. Live Arrival Guarantee claim made after the arrival period is mentioned below. 
  8. The Fish/Animal have to be in original packaging. 

Live Arrival Guarantee Claim Period: 

For Live Fish and other invertebrates: one and a half hours (1.5 hours) of posted delivery time or customer received time. 

For Snails48 hours of posted delivery time or customer received time. 

How to claim for Splashy Fish's Live Arrival Guarantee: 

If there is an incident when your fish are delivered "dead on arrival,” 

  1. Take 1 picture of the shipping box and the shipping label. 
  2. For live fish and other invertebrates: Take 2 pictures of each of the fish bags that is dead on arrival (the pictures have to show the bag in its original condition, unopened with the original rubber band)
For Snail: Snail generally take longer to acclimate, our customer will have 48 hours of posted delivery time to claim for Live Arrival Guarantee. Please place the snail at the one corner of the tank and within 48 hours and any snail didn't move. Please take pictures of the snail where the opening. 
  1. Send us an email to with the subject line: DOA and Your Order Number OR messaged us on our social media
  2. Body of the text: Your tracking number
  3. The claim must be sent within the claim period mentioned above. 

After submitting all the information required above it will take us 1 to 3 business days to determine the cause of dead on arrival. If the claim was valid and approved by our team, Once We approved your claim, You will 

  1. Received the store credit for future purchase of the dead on arrival fish excluding the shipping cost. 

If the Live Arrival Guarantee claim doesn't include all the requirements listed above, Splashy Fish has all the rights to reject your claim.



Shipping live animals and plants is a complex process, and temperature plays a crucial role in ensuring the safe and secure delivery of your order.

If the highest daytime temperature in your location and the lowest nighttime temperature here in Springfield, Virginia—where our facility is situated—fall below 40°F or exceed 90°F, we will proactively delay your order. This measure is taken to prioritize the well-being of the animals and plants.

For the safety of our living cargo and to protect your investment, we retain the right to suspend shipping as necessary due to extreme weather conditions. Our Splashy Fish team will assess the situation and determine if it is unsuitable to ship, considering the safety of the animals.

To stay informed or address any questions or concerns, feel free to reach out to our dedicated Splashy Fish Support team via email at

Once our team prints and packs your order, we'll notify you via email. This notification will include your tracking number and the expected arrival day. If you opt for UPS 2 Day shipping, your package should arrive within 2 days after shipment. Similarly, if you choose UPS 1 Day, your order will reach you the day after it is shipped. In the case of orders containing only plants or dry goods, they may be shipped via USPS, provided that this is the selected shipping option during checkout.

We ship all of the customer orders from our warehouse located in Springfield, VA. We pack and ship our orders depending on the orders with the exception of someday we cannot ship out live fish.

All Live Fish orders will be shipped out on Tuesday and Wednesday each week for overnight shipping by UPS.

Monday to Saturday:  We will pack and ship out all orders that do not contain live fish. 

Sunday: (Splashy Day) Today is the day we let our hard-working team members and our fish to destress and ready for the following week's shipment.

For more information regarding about shipping please visit us our Shipping Policy and Schedule

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Bolbitis Broadleaf (scientific name: Bolbitis Heteroclita), commonly known as Bolbitis Heteroclita Difformis, El Nino Fern, or Bolbitis Broad Leaf, features itself with long, broad, nearly pointed leaf shape growing from rhizome. 

As it can work well in either emersed or submerged settings, the plant is the favorite of many hobbyists of aquariums, terrariums, vivariums, and paludarium. Not only that, Bolbitis Broadleaf is also known for its low-maintenance and hardiness which make it absolutely a good choice for beginners and seasoned aquascaper alike.

Bolbitis Broadleaf is indeginous to Southeast Asia and appreciates the living conditions of warm water and slightly acidic pH levels. Low to moderate lighting is highly preferred and strong water currents surely help it thrive to the utmost. Bolbitis Broadleaf have a delicate leaf texture hence, it would be better not to house them with any destructive animals like goldfish, large cichlids. Since it can flourish in low-maintenance setups, the plant does not actually need CO2 supplements. However, it may need a nutrient-rich base to thrive.

How to plant: Planting Bolbitis Broadleaf is very easy. You can either bury its roots into substrate or attach to hard surfaces using fishing lines or specialised glue.

What You Can Expect From This Plant:

  • Appropriate for low-maintenance setups 
  • Lively green foliage
  • Work well for many types of settings including aquarium, terrarium, vivarium, and paludarium


  • Temperature: 68° - 80°F (20° - 26°C) 
  • pH: 6.0 -7.5
  • Minimum tank size: 10 gallons


  • Supplements: CO2 is not required but recommended, nutrient-rich base
  • Lighting: Low to moderate 
  • Origin: Southeast Asia
  • Potential height: 5-15 inches (12-38 cm)
  • Aquarium placement: Midground to background 
  • Growth rate: Slow

See more details about care guide for Bolbitis Broadleaf here.

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