8 Of The Best Plants For The Walstad Method!

8 Of The Best Plants For The Walstad Method!

Selecting the best plants for Walstad method aquariums is more important than people realize as plants provide natural filtration and help maintain safe and stable water parameters. There are plenty of cheap and easy-to-find plants in the hobby that work well but a simple combo of using Limnophila Sessiliflora or Rotala Rotundifolia as your submerged…

Salvinia Vs Duckweed – The Battle Of The Floating Plants!

Salvinia Vs Duckweed – The Battle Of The Floating Plants!

Salvinia and duckweed are both popular floating plants in the fish-keeping hobby. However, I prefer Salvinia because it is easier to manage and remove when necessary. After publishing my article on floating plants for aquariums, many readers requested a specific comparison between Salvinia and Duckweed. Since I keep both plants in my tanks, I wanted…

The Best Floating Plants For Aquariums! (Easy Care Plants)

The Best Floating Plants For Aquariums! (Easy Care Plants)

I am a big fan of keeping floating plants in my aquariums. At the time of writing, all my tanks feature at least one type of floating plant. The main benefits of floating plants are: One-Sentence Summaries Salvinia Salvinia is my favorite floating plant because of its many advantages and minimal disadvantages. There are two…

7 Of The Best Plants For A Shrimp Tank! (Beginner-Friendly)
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7 Of The Best Plants For A Shrimp Tank! (Beginner-Friendly)

Moss is the best plant for a shrimp tank as it provides aesthetic appeal and practical benefits. Its ability to grow biofilm and algae makes it a perfect grazing spot for shrimp, while also offering plenty of hiding places for baby shrimp. Additionally, Moss is easy to care for, thriving in low-light conditions and requiring…

15 Perfect Plants For Your Betta Fish Tank! (Beginner-Friendly)
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15 Perfect Plants For Your Betta Fish Tank! (Beginner-Friendly)

With the popularity of planted tanks continuing to climb and betta fish being one of the most popular fish in the hobby, I often see people seeking advice on suitable plants for bettas. There are plenty of betta-safe plants in the hobby you can use in your betta tank. After experimenting with plants in my…

6 Reasons Your Amazon Frogbit Is Dying And How To Fix It!

6 Reasons Your Amazon Frogbit Is Dying And How To Fix It!

Your Amazon frogbit may be dying due to factors such as insufficient lighting, inadequate nutrients, poor water quality, extreme temperatures, overplanting, infections, or a lack of CO2. Understanding and addressing these issues can help ensure the plant’s health in your aquarium. Amazon frogbit is a popular floating plant in the aquarium hobby. I use it…

13 Excellent Plants For Guppy Tanks! (With Pictures)
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13 Excellent Plants For Guppy Tanks! (With Pictures)

I recently setup a new guppy tank and after researching the various plants, I wanted to publish this blog post on the best plants for guppies to share my findings and help my readers. Limnophila Sessiliflora Limnophila sessiliflora, commonly known as Ambulia, is an excellent plant for guppy tanks for several reasons. First, it thrives…

Red Root Floater Vs Frogbit – Why I’m Switching!

Red Root Floater Vs Frogbit – Why I’m Switching!

Amazon frogbit is a fast-growing aquatic plant ideal for new aquariums, but its rapid root growth and tangling can be problematic; in contrast, red root floaters, while slower-growing, is easier to manage and can develop a unique red hue, making them a preferred choice for many aquarium enthusiasts. I prefer to have floating plants in…