Glossostigma elatinoides – carpet aquarium plants

September 13, 2016

Glossostigma elatinoides – carpet aquarium plants

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Aquarium plants as a composition in a modern space.

October 1, 2012

Creating modern sphere with aquarium plants

Here I would like to describe as another way we can use the aquarium plants. We need only to this: a glass vessel, some water, balls fertilizer and some aquatic plants. First of all, find fancy glass vessel. It could be a pot, sugar bowl, salad bowl or simple glass. It just depends on your creativity. Pour some water in the bottom and put some balls fertilizer. If you don’t have a bright room, you can use a handy neat lamp for brighter look of your composition. Czytaj całość »

Aquarium plants in the aquarium as food for goldfish

September 6, 2012

Goldfish want eat aquarium plant

Many aqaurist have problem with goldfish that eating aquarium plants. Yes this is a problem, but when we think from the other site. Goldfsih like aquarium plants. Them grow healthy and gain beautiful colors. Best plants are this witch grow fast and are eaten with pleasure by fish. Do not forget about the fact that these plants must also be appealing to the eye of the owner aquarium. Czytaj całość »

Lilaeopsis novae-zelandiae, syn. brasiliensis – Micro sword – part two

September 3, 2012

A general description

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Multiplication

Lileopsis We buy mostly loose Lilaeopsis. Planted in clumps in mineral wool  ( see photo ) or planted in basket with mineral wool ( see photo ). Before plant Lileaopsis we should wash seedlings in cold water. We remove residues minerals and dirt. Before planting the seedlings should be rinsed in cold water up to remove any residual mineral salts and any dirt. Lilaeopsis we multiply by dividing branches.
It is the most effective method of reproduction in the home. Allows you to quickly find the appropriate amount of plants that can fill the tank. On a large scale Lileopsis reproduced in vitro. This is a special mode of reproduction, when in a short time we can get a large number of seedlings.

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Planting Water Pennywort on the bottom of aquarium

August 15, 2012

PennywortWater Pennywort – Hydrocotyle leucocephala

In nature Pennywort is forming a floating turf. In aquarium also it looks very attractive when it floats on the surface.

Another way to manage our home ecosystem, is to plant Hydrocotyle  on the bottom of our aquarium.
The plant releases new shoots above the ground.  We can stick into the ground or cut off and make a new seedlings.

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Making Althernathera rubra more bushy

August 15, 2012

1. Simply cut the nodes of plant. Have a look on a photo.

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Lilaeopsis novae-zelandiae, syn. brasiliensis – Micro sword – part one

August 3, 2012

A general description

NOTE click on picture to enlarge it.

Micro Sword is particularly sought plant for the aquarium.

It grows well in various conditions of temperature – light. That is why many aquarists paying attention to her. Even a beginner aquarist can handle with breeding this plant. Czytaj całość »

Banana plant – Nymphoides aquatica

February 10, 2012

Banana Plant (Nymphoides aquatica)

Origin – USA

Temperature – 22 – 26°C
Alkalinity – KH 3-6
Lighting – moderate
pH – 6.0-7.2
Care level – moderate

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