Quick plant statistics for Cryptocoryne ciliata

Scientific Name: Cryptocoryne ciliata Common Name: None Substrate: Add iron-Rich clay Lighting: Bright pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 68°F (20°C) Height: 20 in (50 cm) Distribution: S.E. Asia Characteristics: Leaves are lanceolate to broad lanceolate in shape, pale green to mid-green in color. Edges are slightly wavy. Aquarium...

Quick plant statistics for Cryptocoryne nevillii

Scientific Name: Cryptocoryne nevillii Common Name: Dwarf Cryp' Substrate: Fine gravel Lighting: Bright pH value: Not critical Hardness: Not critical Temperature: 68°F (20°C) minimum Height: 4 in (10 cm) Distribution: Sri Lanka Characteristics: Bright green on both upper and lower surfaces. Narrowly elliptical to lanceolate in shape, 2-4 in (5-10...

Quick plant statistics for Barclaya longifolia

  Family Name: Nymphaeceae Scientific Name: Barclaya longifolia Common Name: Orchid Lily Substrate: Rich, lime free Lighting: Not critical pH value: 6.8-7.2 Hardness: 4-6°dH Temperature: 77-86°F (25-30°C) Height: 14 in (35 cm) Distribution: Malaya, Thailand and Burma Characteristics: Rosette of lanceolate leaves with undulating margins and borne on short petioles. Upper leaf surface...

Red Root Floater: The Living Surface Cover That Removes Toxins

The Red Root Floater is one of the most unique-looking plants you will encounter in the aquascaping and fishkeeping hobby. Dark red in color, and with leaves similar to small, ridged lily...

Cryptocoryne Undulata: The Underrated Red-leafed Aquarium Plant 

The Cryptocoryne Undulata is an overlooked but elegant aquarium plant that anyone can add to their fish tank setups. The reddish-brown hue of this plant is sure to catch the attention...

Rotala Indica: The Beautiful Indian Toothcup

Rotala indica is great for beginners because of its ability to thrive in varying tank conditions. It easily becomes the showstopper of your aquarium. We have detailed all you need to learn...

Quick plant statistics for Cryptocoryne blassii

Scientific Name: Cryptocoryne blassii Common Name: Giant Cryp' Substrate: Plain washed gravel Lighting: Not critical pH value: Not critical Hardness: 5-11°dH Temperature: 77°F (25°C) Height: 12-16 in (30-40 cm) Distribution: Thailand Characteristics: Narrow ovate leaves with acute bases and bluntly pointed tips. Color of upper surface varies fron olive-green to...

Dwarf Baby Tears: A Freshwater Fish’s Nesting and Foraging Haven

The Dwarf Baby Tears is one of several aquarium plants that will surely catch the eyes of even the newest hobbyist. The plant’s signature clusters of tiny green leaves are sometimes...

Amazon Frogbit: The Hardy Floating Flora of Freshwater Tanks

The Amazon Frogbit is an eye-catching green beauty that is especially popular among aquascapers. It is often grown in aquariums as a living ceiling or a natural shield against heat and...

Anubias Congensis: An Attractive Plant To Keep in Your Home Aquarium

Anubias congensis (Anubias heterophylla) is a popular Anubias species in the aquarium hobby due to its attractive appearance, durability, and ease of care. Like almost all Anubias plants, it is extremely...

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