Italian Vallisneria Pot Plant

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  • All our live fish, shrimp, snails are care with love and passion, when through minimum of 14 days quarantined and shipped from Splashy Fish facility in Springfield, Virginia, USA

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.



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.

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A dense stand but also able to float on the water surface, you surely look for Italian Val (scientific name: Vallisneria Spiralis).

Italian Val is the classic among the very classic Val’s. It possesses the transparent light to medium green blades which, once matured, will reach the maximum length of 23 inches or more. The interesting part of this plant and also the appeal to many aquarists lies in the way it grows: straight upward with the leaves spirally twisted. Indeed, in optimal conditions, Italian Val is able to grow thick and dense in the background or at the sidewalls of aquariums exhibiting a mere mini jungle underwater. Despite the wonderful height, its size is often limited by the height of the water level. This happens mainly because of its leaf texture which makes those surpassing the water surface stay afloat yet more delicate and easily break off.

Italian Val is hardiest and can tolerate a wide range of water parameters. It thrives under moderate lighting conditions with little to no CO2. Warm water and neutral to slightly alkaline pH level are ideal for this plant to grow happily. Italian Val does appreciate fertilizers supplementation. Since it can absorb nutrients through roots and water columns, you can either add it via root tabs and liquid fertilizer.

As a grass-like species, it can be planted by burying its roots into the substrate while letting its base uncover. If you plant more than one individual plant, notice to allow them a little space in between so they can grow and multiply. Your Italian Val is a fast-growing species. With one well-established in your tank, it will spread over the area in a short time.

What You Can Expect From This Plant:

  • Undemanding and recommended for beginners 
  • Provide a lot shelters and hiding places for your fish and shrimp
  • Create a mini jungle view for your aquarium


  • Temperature: 68° - 86°F (20° - 27°C)
  • pH: 6.0 – 7.5
  • Minimum tank size: 10 gallons


  • Supplements: CO2 is not necessary but recommended; nutrient-rich environment 
  • Lighting: Moderate
  • Origin: Central and South America
  • Potential height: 23 inches or more (58 cm or more)
  • Aquarium placement: Background 
  • Growth rate: Fast 

See more details about care guide for Italian Val here.

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