Lily Pipes

Lily Pipes

One of the key things when running your home aquarium or a backyard pond is having the proper water filtration. Water filters serve as the main source of filtration in any system. They remove both physical and chemical waste dissolved in water. The process … Read more

Pogostemon Helferi

Pogostemon Helferi Guide

The Pogostemon Helferi is an unusual, yet beautiful, foreground plant for aquariums. Its unique look is due to the curled appearance and dark green shade of its leaves. Thailand locals named this plant “dao noi,” meaning, “little star.” Its natural habitat is in riverbeds, … Read more

Which Plants are Right for Your Aquarium?

Natural living plants are the best way to decorate your aquarium. Live plants will help the natural balance of the aquarium and fish will enjoy hiding in and swimming around plants. For beginners, hardy plants are recommended because they are easy to maintain. Most … Read more

Marimo Moss Ball

Many people think the key to a beautiful tank are the plants that grow. However, too many plants and they will not get enough light or develop well; with only a few plants the tank will look uninhabited and uninteresting. You have to find the … Read more

Low Light Aquarium Plants - Anubias

5 Best Low Light Aquarium Plants

What are low light plants and what can they do in your aquarium? They are often referred to as the “easy plants” as they are very easy to maintain and they can thrive in low light aquariums. Usually used as an underwater decoration and … Read more

Dwarf Hair Grass Carpet

Proper Way to Grow Dwarf Hair Grass

Dwarf hair grass, or Eleocharis Parvula as it is scientifically known, is a popular choice when it comes to adding plant life to your aquarium.  This extremely versatile plant is commonly used to “carpet” areas of tanks and gives off a seaweed-like vibe, making … Read more

christmas moss

Aquarium Moss 101

There are many different types of aquarium moss with a variety of different uses. There are ten common types of moss that make beautiful aquatic scenery. Below are the types and differences between them; decide which of these will be the most beneficial to … Read more

Carpet In A Planted Tank

Complete Guide To Planted Tank Carpet

After publishing one of my earlier post – Create a Carpet in Your Planted Tank, I begin to receive some emails and feedback about it. Some of the feedback received are: I would like to say that all your emails are greatly appreciated and I try … Read more

Amazon Sword, a Midground Plant for Freshwater Aquariums

10 Best Freshwater Aquarium Plants for Beginners

If you’ve never looked at a planted tank before, you’d probably be surprised at just how vibrant and lively the aquarium seems to be. That’s because the freshwater aquarium plants provide natural filtration for the water, help keep fish healthy, and can even help … Read more