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  • How to Prevent Cryptocoryne Melt
    November 4, 2021

    How to Prevent Cryptocoryne Melt

    Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl)    Have you ever noticed the leaves of your Cryptocoryne plant turning brown/yellow before it becomes completely translucent? That is what’s known as “Crypt melt.” It is when the leaves of the aquatic plant start dying and decaying while underwater. This...

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  • How to Grow Utricularia Graminifolia (UG)
    August 26, 2021

    How to Grow Utricularia Graminifolia (UG)

    Written By: Chris (@shrimpery)   The Utricularia Graminifolia carnivorous plant (UG) can be a mystifying subject. It's a highly sought after foreground plant featuring grass like leaves that create a lawn of carpet. This carnivorous plant is like an aquatic grass, with...

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  • Best Plants for a Freshwater Shrimp Tank
    August 11, 2021

    Best Plants for a Freshwater Shrimp Tank

    Written by: Gabe (saltwateraquariumblog.com)   If you’re interested in freshwater aquariums or becoming an aquarist, it is important to recognize the benefits of freshwater aquarium plants and what they can do for the inside of your tank. Not only will...

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  • anubias nana petite
    July 30, 2021

    All About Anubias Aquarium Plants

    Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl)    If you’ve never kept aquarium plants before and you're looking to start your first planted fish tank, Anubias is an excellent choice for a starter plant! It's also a favorite plant to the most experienced aquascapers...

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  • anubias tying
    April 30, 2021

    How to Plant Epiphyte Aquatic Plants

      Written by: Simon  Epiphytes are one of the most popular types of plants in the aquascaping hobby. Although, they can't be planted into substrate like your normal stem plants. Aquatic epiphytes are aquarium plants that naturally grow on the surface...

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  • How to Quarantine New Aquarium Plants
    April 22, 2021

    How to Quarantine New Aquarium Plants

    Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl)      Most of us are eager to get our newly received aquatic plants into our established planted tanks, but there are potential pests and harmful chemicals that could be transferred into the aquarium through newly added plants. Pests (like...

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  • best aquarium plants for beginners
    March 12, 2021

    7 Best Aquarium Plants for Beginners

    Designing a beautiful aquascape can be difficult for beginners. Learning about the specific care needs of each aquatic plant is a start, but actually meeting those needs in practice is easier said than done. Fortunately, there are a number of beginner...

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  • black ram fish
    March 5, 2021

    Top 5 Aquarium Plants for Your Breeding Tank

       Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl)   When it comes to tanks set up specifically for breeding, they will look a lot different than the typical aquascaped display aquariums that many aquarists strive for. Some may even have nothing but the fish...

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