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Ska Plants For Sale: Floating Plants, Potted Plants, Erios And Other Rare Plants


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In addition to our Tropica and Bucephalandra, we also have a collection of plants we grow in our own high tech planted tanks.  
Currently we got some floating plants as well as a few plants in pots for sale @ $5 per portion / pot


Floating Plants:
Red Root Floater (Phyllanthus fluitans) – A somewhat rare floating plants with round green leaves and unique red roots. Leaves can also turn pinkish-red under ideal conditions. Small handful ~ 20+ leaves 
Salvinia Minima (Common Salvinia / Water Spangles) – Easy floating plant with small, round leaves and dense, yet short root structure.  Small bag full - ~ 80-100+ leaves
Salvinia natans (Floating Fern) – A beautiful floating fern that grows fast and soaks up nutrients. Small bag full - ~ 80-100+ leaves
Foreground / Midground
Echinodorus 'Vesuvius' – A unique looking medium size sword plant with narrow corkscrew leave with many runners. ~ 5-6 young plants per pot - (sold out)
Hygrophila 'Araguaia' – A compact, low growing Hygrophila with narrow, red-brown leaves that sot tight to the ground.  - (sold out)   
Micranthemum umbrosum (Baby Tears) – stem plant with small, round leaves.  Relatively easy but do require a decent amount of light.  Grow fast under ideal conditions ~ 15 stems per pot  - (sold out)
Background Plants
Limnophila hippuridoides – A lovely steam plant with narrow, pointy light green leaves with red-violet underside. Under ideal conditions, the entire leaf can turn red-violet. ~ 15 stems per pot  - (sold out)
Ludwigia repens 'Rubin' – An undemanding red Lugwigia with dark red leaves and stalk. Can grow up to 50cm tall.  ~ 8-10 stems per pot  - (sold out)
Myriophyllum mattogrossense – A relatively easy stem plant with bright green feather like leaves. Grows fast and dense. ~ 15 stems per pot  - (sold out)
Myriophyllum tuberculatum  – A red-orange Myriophyllum, similar to Myriophyllum mattogrossense but a bit more demanding in terms of light and nutrients.  - ~ 15 stems per pot  - (sold out)
Rotala Wallichii – A popular but fairly demanding red stem plant.  Require high lighting and fertilization.  ~ 25 stems per pot
Rare Plants
These plants are produced in our tanks and available in limited quantities.  Most are quite demanding and will require high light, co2 and fertilization. They are prices individually with available quantity in parentheses.  Contact us to reserve any species that are sold out
  • Proserpinaca palustris 'Cuba' (sold out) – A unique stem plant with long, finely denticulated, needle-like leaves. Require high light and high CO2 to maintain its red colour – $3 / stem 
  • Ludwigia brevipes (6) – A fast & dense growing foreground / mid-ground stem plant. - $1 / stem
  • Eichhornia Diversifolia (6) – A gorgeous green stem plant with unique leaves. A fast growing, robust plant that require high light, co2 and good fertilization – $4 / stem
  • Pogostemon sp. 'Sri Lanka' (4) –  A new and still fairly rare Pogostemon species. Similar to Pogostemon Stellatus but with with long, narrow leaves. Can get quite large, with leaves up to 10cm long. Require high light, CO2 and good fertilization – $8 / stem 
  • Rotala Mini Butterfly (24) –A fairly new rotala species with dense, small leaves. Will turn deep red under high light. Undemanding otherwise. Great for nano tanks due to its small size. –$2 / stem
  • Limnophila Mini 'Vietnam' (12) –A fairly new, small stem plant with compact, creeeping growth. Can be used as a foreground or midground plant.  – $2 / stem  - (sold out)
  • Eriocaulon setaceum (6) –This erio is more of a stem plant but just as demanding as other erios. Require soft, acidic water, high light & co2 and heavy fertilization.  – $8 / stem  - (sold out)
  • Eriocaulon sp. Polaris fr. An Son River (preorder - 8)- A very beautiful erio that is fairly easy (as far as erio goes). Still require soft, acidic water, high light & co2 and heavy fertilization. Will be available in a 2-3 weeks.  – $35 ea.
  • Tonina fluviatilis (sold out) –A fairly slow growing stem plant, toninas are closely related to Eriocaulon & Syngonanthus plants. as such, they require simialr parameters; soft, acidic water, high light & co2 and heavy fertilization  – $4 / stem
  • Rotala sp. 'Vietnam' (4) –A relatively new rotala that is similar to Rotala wallichii. Similar requirements as Rotala wallichii but CO2 and a steady supply of nutrients will encourage the growth of larger stems with shorter internodes – $2 / stem  
  • Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Curly/Tornado' (3) –A very unique cultivar of Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata with curly leaves. It is a mutation of L. inclinata var. verticillata 'Cuba'. Require high light, CO2 and good fertilization. – $8 / stem  - (sold out)


We have source some fairly rare crypts, swords & other plants from our supplier in Indonesia. These are sold in 2" pots




  • Cryptocoryne wendtii 'Green Gecko' - $9 ea.
  • Cryptocoryne striolata 'Deep Pink' - $15 ea. (available soon)
  • Cryptocoryne cordata var. Grabowski - $35 ea. (available soon)



  • Echinodorus 'Big bear'  - $15 ea. 
  • Echinodorus 'Hadi Red Pearl'  - $15 ea.
  • Echinodorus 'Ida Bright Star'  - $15 ea.
  • Echinodorus 'Joyo Bright Star'  - $15 ea.
  • Echinodorus 'Joyo Red Star'  - $15 ea.
  • Echinodorus 'Quadricolor' - $22 ea.


  • Homalomena cf humilis (Red) - $15 ea. (available soon)


located in Downtown West (Calgary) but can ship across Canada.

pm or email me (sales@skashrimps.com) if you are interested


Red Root Floater (Phyllanthus fluitans)






Echinodorus 'Vesuvius' 


Photo credit: Tropica



Myriophyllum mattogrossense




Photo credit: Tropica


Rotala Wallichii



Photo credit: Tropica


Myriophyllum tuberculatum




Photo credit: Tropica


Ludwigia repens 'Rubin' 




Photo credit: Tropica


Limnophila hippuridoides 




Photo credit: Tropica


Hygrophila 'Araguaia'




Photo credit: Tropica


Micranthemum umbrosum (Baby Tears)


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Proserpinaca palustris 'Cuba' 




Ludwigia brevipes




Eichhornia Diversifolia 




Pogostemon sp. 'Sri Lanka' 





Tonina fluviatilis



Rotala sp. 'Vietnam' 



Rotala Mini Butterfly





Limnophila Mini 'Vietnam' 




Eriocaulon setaceum




Eriocaulon sp. Polaris fr. An Son River 




Ludwigia inclinata var. verticillata 'Curly/Tornado'


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