Anubias nana - Viewed 3527 times By Clint Norwood
Scientific Name: Anubias barteri nana Range: West Africa Adult Size: up to 10cm (4in.)
Aponogeton Plants - Viewed 4023 times By Clint Norwood
As you can see this fish, Fp. scheeli enjoys hiding under an Aponogeton leaf. Plants always have a calming effect on fish.
April 2006 Plant-of-the-Month: Limnophilia sessiliflora - Viewed 3987 times By: Jeff Rebiffe, Spencer Rozell, Andrew Roberts Common Name: Asian ambuliaLatin Name: Limnophilia sessiliflora Original article by Jeff Rebiffe (Water Hound) and Spencer Rozell, The Fishmonger the official newsletter of the VAHC, March 2006 Vol. 6, I
Aquarium Plant Notes - With Guest Author AJB - Viewed 4394 times Arranging and Grouping Plants
There are many concepts for tank design and layout. Here are a couple of ones that I have tested and seen in action.1. Tall plants with lots of big leaves, look best when they are used as a solitary plant with no other plants touching its leaves. D
Aquarium Plants - Viewed 4766 times By William Berg It is not hard to understand why plants are present in so many aquariums. Lush and healthy plants are stunning to look at and will create a much more natural environment in the aquarium. Most fish species feel safer and less stressed when they have plants to hide among, a
Aquarium Plants And Lighting Mini-Guide - Viewed 3708 times By Nathan Miller Aquarium plants are as important to aquariums as water is to fish. Aquarium plants add more life to aquarium and make it to look beautiful while completing the aquarium community structure. The most important thing to bear in mind with plants is to form an at
Choosing Aquatic Plants - Viewed 6624 times By: Micah (October) There are many different varieties of plants out there for your aquarium. It would be a waste of money to buy one and have it die from a small mistake like lighting, right? That's why I decided to make this, to help you all decide one the right plants.
CO2-Why And How To - Viewed 3946 times Written And Illustrated By: AJB IntroductionMore often now your starting to see pictures of amazing planted tanks. Many people wonder how to do this and wonder about the methods and such a person us
Cyanobacteria - The Blue-green Algae - Viewed 4989 times By Essabee
This unsightly and potentially hazardous primitive life-form is the bane of many an aquarist. The colour is the least identification for this life-form, the most common is the blue-green colour i.e. the cyan; then it can be red, brown, black, you name it all of them slimy and s
DIY CO2 Fermentation - Viewed 6796 times By Jubs Here is how I do it. List of things needed:1/2 gallon plastic juice jug, it's important that it is clean use some near boiling water to rinse it out well. I use these because they are more stable than 2L bottles. Airline tubing Check
Eden Below The Waves - Planting Your Aquarium - Viewed 2606 times By Cerianwen Ball
Just as trees, flowers and plants help our environment, add a food source and make our landscapes beautiful so too do aquatic plants provide the same for your aquarium.
Just like us fish lik
February 2006 Plant-of-the-Month: Bacopa monnieri - Viewed 3670 times Original article by Jeff Rebiffe (Water Hound) and Spencer Rozell, The Fishmonger the official newsletter of the VAHC, February 2006 Vol. 6, Issue 2. By: Jeff Rebiffe (Water Hound), Spencer Rozell, Andrew Roberts (PPulcher)
Madagascar Lace Plant - Viewed 2753 times By SteveK Scientific Name: Aponogeton madagascariensis Range: Madagascar Ease of Keeping: average to slightly demanding Lighting: Prefers a shaded spot in a medium
March 2006 Plant-of-the-Month: Glossostigma elatinoides - Viewed 4683 times Original article by Jeff Rebiffe (Water Hound) and Spencer Rozell, The Fishmonger the official newsletter of the VAHC, March 2006 Vol. 6, Issue 3. By Jeff Rebiffe (Water Hound), Spencer Rozell, Andrew Roberts (PPulcher) Glossostigma elatinoides
Measuring CO2 in the Planted Aquarium - Viewed 8572 times By: Andrew J. Roberts
One of the secrets to lush aquarium plant growth is the use of carbon dioxide CO2 fertilization. Just how much CO2 is enough, and how do we measure it?
Reliable CO2 test kits tend to be rather expensiv
Najas - Viewed 4805 times By Clint Norwood
Scientific Name: Najas graminea Range: Africa and Asia Adult Size: up to 30cm (12in)
Plant Requirments - Viewed 2779 times By: AJB
Aquarium Plant Nutrients
To live, plants need many nutrients. Some of these are absorbed by the leaves, others by the roots. Some need more nutrients than others. Some need different water conditions than others. All need the same nutrients.
One of the
Pygmy Chain Sword - Viewed 3729 times By Clint Norwood
Scientific Name: Echinodorus tenellus Range: Brazil Ease Of Keeping: Easy-Medium Lighting Requi
Simple And Effective Solutions For Aquarium Algae - Viewed 2380 times By Nathan MillerEradication of encrusting algae could be done simply by periodically scraping the sides of the aquarium or scrubbing the rocks. For those with plastic plants and a completely white gravel bed, the situation could be more tasking as it would be necessary to ble
The Amazon Sword - Viewed 2547 times By Clint Norwood
Photo Credit : Matthius Lettington
Scientific Name: Echinodorus bleheri
The Amazon Sword Plant - Viewed 4497 times Photo Credit : Matthius Lettington
By: Micah B. (aka- October) Common Name: Amazon Sword Plant
The Brazilian Sword - Viewed 3292 times By Clint Norwood
Scientific Name: Echinodorus cordifolius Range: Southern U.S. to Central America Adult Size: Up to 60cm (24 inches)
The Dreaded Algae Problem - Viewed 3147 times By: Melissa Buchanan (aka Mollielover) How do I get rid of the algae in my tank is one of the questions that I see most often with aquarium owners. Algae can invade your tank when you least expect it, due to too many nutrients in the water column and improper lighting.
Water Weed - Viewed 2508 times By Clint Norwood
Water Weed With Glowlight Tetras
Scientific Name: Egeria densa Adult Size: 60cm (24in.) and more
When Starting a new Planted Tank - Viewed 20858 times By: Steve Hampton
One of the problems facing someone starting their first planted tank is choosing plant species and gauging plant growth speeds. This is especially true for high light high tech planted tanks. For example, will the plants fill in