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 categorised by growth patterns. Some of those include 'roseate' (which defines...

Java Fern Care, Reproduction and Fact sheet

Java Fern, or as its known to scientists, Microsorium pteropus, is in my eyes, the perfect aquarium plant and still my favorite. And this is coming...

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...

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...