Fittonia prefer bright indirect light or partial shade. Direct sunlight can burn the leaves.
Fittonia like to be kept constantly moist. Avoid root rot by using a well-draining soil.
Fittonia thrive in high humidity environments, mist occasionally to increase humidity or place near a commercial humidifier.
An average household temperature ranging from 60-80 degrees Fahrenheit is ideal for Fittonia.
They are fairly heavy feeders, during the growing season fertilize every two weeks with a standard houseplant fertilizer. If the leaves begin to look crispy at the tips, dilute the fertilizer to half the recommended dosage.
Yes, Fittonia is non-toxic to cats and dogs!