Growing Alternanthera Reineckii – Rosaefolia in a Planted Tank

Growing Alternanthera Reineckii - Rosaefolia in a Planted Tank

Alternanthera reineckii is a plant that can be grown in a planted tank. Alternanthera reineckii belongs to the amaranthaceae family and is native to South America. Alternanthera reineckii also goes by the common name of “Roseafolia” due to its rich, dark-purple, maroon colors. Alternanthera reineckii is tolerant of most soil types and has an upright … Read more

How to Remove White Algae in Aquarium?

How to Remove White Algae from Aquarium?

White algae is a type of single-celled organism that feeds on plants and fish in your aquarium. It can be controlled with the use of special aquarium filters and treatments. If you’re experiencing issues with algae buildup in your tank, read this article and find out what you should do to get rid of it. … Read more

Common Terrarium Problems with Plants – Why Are My Plants Dying?

Complete Guide to Terrarium Garden - How to Plant a Terrarium

Terrariums are miniature gardens grown in aquariums or containers. In some ways, a terrarium is a miniature ecosystem a community of living things interacting with the nonliving things in their environment. There are two important differences, however. First, both animals and plants are part of a natural ecosystem. If there are animals in a terrarium, they … Read more

Eleocharis Parvula Vs. Eleocharis Acicularis: Care, Co2 and Substrate

Eleocharis Parvula Vs. Eleocharis Acicularis: Care, Co2 and Substrate

Both Eleocharis Parvula and Eleocharis Acicularis, or dwarf hairgrass, are easy plants to grow. Both do well with CO2 and nutrient-rich substrate. Both plants will appreciate being fed trace minerals.  Sometimes both plants are advertised as E. acicularis or simply dwarf hairgrass. It can be quite difficult to tell the plants apart, especially when they … Read more

Does Java Moss reduce nitrates in the aquarium?

Does Java Moss reduce nitrates in the aquarium?

Java moss is the most common aquarium plant, easy to grow and maintained. It is native to Southeast Asian regions. It can be used to make the aquarium attractive with a more natural feature. It is one of the aquatic plants that provide an ecosystem environment to your fish, feeling safe and comfortable. The rough places … Read more

11 Best Aquarium Plants for Guppies

Best Aquarium Plants for Guppies

Tall bushy varieties are best used as background plants in the rear corners of guppies’ tank and along the back. They can be arranged in front of heaters, filter tubes, air hoses, and box filters so that they hide these unsightly items. Other varieties of shorter plants can be placed in front of the background … Read more