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  • Plant Profile: Water Lilies
    June 26, 2020

    Plant Profile: Water Lilies

      Today we’re happy to feature a stunning new pond plant on our website--the water lily.  Scientific name: Nympthaea species. Of all pond plants, the water lily is most popular for many reasons. Water lilies are a striking (and long-lasting) addition...

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  • Plant Profile: Bacopa Monnieri
    June 19, 2020

    Plant Profile: Bacopa Monnieri

    Today we’re featuring one of our favorite low tech stem plants: Bacopa Monnieri (aka Moneywort) Bacopa Monnieri is an eye-catching, bright green stem plant that can grow emersed and submerged. It is naturally found alongside riverbanks, lakes, and other pools of...

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  • mini pond aquatic plants
    June 5, 2020

    7 Steps to Create Your Own Mini Pond

      By:  Bryson (@unso.fish.ticated)   I’m going to assume that if you’re reading this blog post, you keep a planted aquarium. Oftentimes, enthusiasts of planted aquaria find themselves with an excess amount of plants. I hate tossing trimmings or plant material...

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  • Easy Aquarium Plants for Beginners and Beyond
    September 24, 2019

    Easy Aquarium Plants for Beginners and Beyond

    There's a huge variety of freshwater aquatic plants to choose from, but you're probably wondering which plants are the best to start off with. Here are some beautiful aquarium plants that are easy to grow and look great among other plants.
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  • Four Tips for Achieving Red Aquarium Plants
    June 12, 2019

    Four Tips for Achieving Red Aquarium Plants

    Red in a Planted Aquarium? Written by: Chris (@shrimpery)   One of the more mystifying subjects in the realm of aquascaping seems to be red plants: why do some people have intense reds, while others struggle to get much color...

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  • 9 Common Planted Aquarium Mistakes to Avoid
    May 2, 2019

    9 Common Planted Aquarium Mistakes to Avoid

    by: Chris (@shrimpery) Having trouble finding a good balance in your new tank? Can’t understand why your plants won’t take off, but algae is thriving? Setting up a successful planted tank is supposed to be fun, but it can be...

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  • Tissue Culture Plants
    February 14, 2019

    Tissue Culture Plants

    Tissue culture aquatic plants are a newer form that has come into the scene within the past few years. Invitro plants are grown out in specialized labs to ensure no nuisance pests are introduced into your new aquascape, allowing them to...

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