Zostera oceanica Linnaeus, 1767
Classification: Biota > Plantae (Kingdom) > Tracheophyta (Phylum) > Alismatales (Order) > Posidoniaceae (Family) > Posidonia (Genus) > Posidonia oceanica (Species)
Posidonia oceanicais commonly referred to as posidonia seaweed. Difficulty in the aquarium: Average. A aquarium size of at least 1000 Liter is recommended. Toxicity: Toxic hazard unknown.
The offspring of Posidonia oceanica are possible. Unfortunately, the number of offspring is not large enough to cover the demand of the trade. If you are interested in Posidonia oceanica, please ask your dealer for offspring. If you already own Posidonia oceanica, try breeding yourself. This will help to improve the availability of offspring in the trade and to conserve natural stocks.