Plants

Cryptocoryne: How to Grow Crypts in Your Aquarium

The streams, ponds and swamps of Southeast Asia are home to a genus that includes many of our most beautiful and varied rosette plants....

How to Perform Routine Aquarium Maintenance

Though never a pleasant chore, aquariums need regular maintenance. Water changes keep the fish happy, and prevent problems from arising in a fish tank. The...

The Red and Beatiful Rotala Macrandra

When researching the available literature dealing with aquarium plants, often the plants are categorized by growth patterns. Some of those include 'roseate' (which defines...

Why are My Aquarium Plants Dying?

Just like fish, aquarium plants need proper care to survive. Lighting, feeding, substrates, type of plant, and tank mates all play a role in...

Easy Care Plants for the Freshwater Aquarium

Looking for a low maintenance aquarium plant that is ideal for the beginning or hobby aquarist? Anubias, najas and java fern are easy care...

Planting Your Freshwater Aquarium: How to Succeed at Growing Healthy Aquatic Plants

Even though there are a wide variety of plants available, some may not be suitable for your tank because of the environment you created. Plants...

Best Lighting for Freshwater Aquarium Plants

Grow healthy live aquarium plants in a freshwater aquarium by choosing aquarium lighting that suits the needs of aquatic vegetation. Decorating with an aquarium? A...