Temple Potted Plant

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Temple (scientific name: Hygrophila Corymbosa) is an ideal species for any aquascaping beginner as it is undemanding, fast-growing, with green, long and wide leaves, surely highlights your aquarium.

Native to Southeast Asia, Temple prefers quite similar living conditions with warm water and slightly acidic pH levels. General hardness below 15 dGH is considered appropriate for it to grow. As a hardy and sturdy species, Temple can tolerate a variety of water parameters and live peacefully with many aquatic creatures (except for the goldfish because they like nibbling on the plant which, despite its hardy texture, can harm its attractive appearance).

Although Temple does not require much CO2 supplement, it indeed benefits from the addition. So does nutrient-rich water and compost. 

Temple loves moderate to high lighting conditions. Left them exposed to the intense light, they will thrive to their best and grow the shoots quickly. On the other hand, under less strong lighting conditions, their leaves tend to develop a slightly red shade. 

When planting Temple, you should let its roots establish into substrate and leave a small space between the individual stems (around two inches) to allow the lower leaves to reach the light. Temple can either grow fully or partially submerged. When it rises above the water surface, the species may bloom purple scented flowers.


What You Can Expect From This Plant:

  • Undemanding and fast growing species 
  • Peaceful with fishes
  • Various heights allow it to be placed flexibly in the foreground to the background of aquariums 

RECOMMENDED TANK PARAMETERS:

  • Temperature: 72° - 82°F (22° - 28°C)
  • pH: 6.5 – 7.5
  • GH: up to 15 dGH
  • Minimum tank size: 10 gallons but the larger is preferred

CARE GUIDELINES:

  • Supplements: CO2 not required but recommended, nutrient-rich environment
  • Lighting: Moderate to high
  • Origin: Southeast Asia
  • Potential height: 16 inches and above (40 cm and above)
  • Aquarium placement: Foreground to background depending on the variety
  • Growth rate: Fast 

See more details about care guide for Temple here.


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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 held for pick up at USPS, UPS, FedEx offices no longer than 24 hours after the last update on the tracking number. 
  5. Live Arrival Guarantee claim does not include all the requirements mentioned below
  6. Live Arrival Guarantee claim made after the arrival period is mentioned below. 
  7. 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 DOA@splashyfishstore.com 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, There is two option for you to choose from:

  1. Complimentary one-time replacement of the fish you ordered (pending current inventory availability). Customers are responsible for the replacement shipping charge. 
  2. 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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