18 Benefits of Marimo Balls ( How many per Gallon? )

marimo balls

Living plants are extremely beneficial for fish tanks, soaking up harmful nitrates from the water to keep your fish safe, provide shelter for shy fish and fry, and create a verdant, beautiful aquascape for the onlooker to enjoy. The main drawback of living plants is that they require a certain amount of maintenance to keep …

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11 Best Plants for Betta fish

Plants for Betta fish

Bettas are not for keeping in small fish tanks or jars. Yes, they are labyrinth fish that have the ability to breathe oxygen from the surface of the water which means they can live in water conditions with low oxygens levels. A fish of their kind needs a worthy habitat that can illustrate their natural …

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Anubias Nana: Species Profile & Growers Guide

anubias nana

If you are a  freshwater aquarium enthusiast and looking to add some authentic greenery to a tank brimming with African freshwater species like tetras, cichlids, and distichodus, Anubias Nana is a low maintenance West African plant that can thrive in your aquarium. It is almost impossible to get the care, maintenance, and propagation of this …

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Java Moss Aquarium Plant: The Care Guide

java moss

Low maintenance, hardy, and attractively looking, Java moss is one of the most popular aquatic plants among aquarium enthusiasts. Suitable for tanks of all types, shapes, and sizes, this plant is one of the favorites when it comes to Aquascaping. But, Java Moss’s usefulness goes beyond mere aesthetics. It benefits the aquarium life in numerous …

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Complete Guide to Java Fern in Aquariums


Anyone interested in making elaborately decorated aquariums should know about Java Fern, one of the most useful plants in aquarium decoration. Java Fern is beautiful to look at and works well alongside many different types of plants and fish. It grows slowly, which is great because that makes your aquarium require little maintenance. Faster growing …

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Why Are My Aquarium Plants Dying? How can you prevent it!

aquarium plants and fish

Plants are a vital part of the overall health and well-being of any freshwater home aquarium. Unfortunately, many newcomers to the hobby do not understand how to properly incorporate plants into an aquarium and what’s needed to care for them. This often leads to them asking fish forums and pet stores the question we hear …

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Pygmy Chain Sword | 2020 Growers Guide

pygmy chain sword

Pygmy Chain Sword is a great little aquarium plant for injecting much-needed interest and cover into the foreground of your fish tank. It is fêted by the likes of world-famous Japanese aquascaper Takashi Amano, who is known for using this little plant in surprising ways in his dramatic aquatic environments. Better still, Pygmy Chain Swordplant …

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Cryptocoryne Balansae Growers Guide 2020

cryptocoryne Balansae

From the aquatic family Araceae, Cryptocoryne Balansae is one of the most popular and long-lasting aquarium plants. It is found naturally distributed in tropical regions of India, Southeast Asia, and New Guinea where it thrives in streams and large rivers. It may also be found seasonally in forest pools and on riverbanks where it only …

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Aquascaping Aquariums | Aquascape Complete Guide

aquascaping complete guide

Aquascaping Aquariums is the art and craft of decorating aquariums. Aquascaping involves building underwater landscapes. An aquascaper will fill the bottom of an aquarium with rocks and plant life, and decorate it beautifully. Some aquascapers also use their skills to decorate ponds instead of aquariums. Career In Aquascaping Aquariums There is plenty of talent and …

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Rotala Rotundifolia Aquarium Plant| Complete Growers Guide

rotala rotundifolia

If you are looking for an attractive aquatic plant that will provide depth, dimension and lots of interest to your tank, Rotala rotundifolia is an excellent choice. This simple, but visually striking plant will suit aquarium hobbyists of all abilities due to its good growth and easy maintenance, Read on for our complete grower’s guide, …

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Cryptocoryne Wendtii | Species Profile And Growing Guide

Cryptocoryne wendtii

If you’re looking for a small foreground aquarium plant then take a look at Cryptocoryne Wendtii which is technically a herb. This popular and widely available aquatic plant makes for a perfect foreground plant. It has several color variations, ranging from Green, red and brown. The colors can vary depending on the lighting, water conditions …

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Moneywort Aquarium Plant | How To Grow And Care For Moneywort


Moneywort (Bacopa monnieri) is an extremely popular aquarium plant that is easy to care for. It needs very little specialist requirements making it the perfect choice for beginners. This aquarium plant is popular because it is amphibious and will grow either partially or fully submersed. It’s bright green color, which looks almost lime green under the right lighting conditions, …

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