Marimo Moss Balls – The World’s Easiest Aquarium “Plant”

Marimo Moss Balls – The World’s Easiest Aquarium “Plant”

by Irene Bearly June 05, 2019 3 min read

Do you lack a green thumb when it comes to keeping live aquarium plants? Or maybe you want to add a touch of nature to your betta fish tank without a lot of effort? Let me introduce you to the marimo moss ball.
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Java Moss - Easy Low-Light Plant for Beginners

Java Moss - Easy Low-Light Plant for Beginners

by Cory McElroy December 29, 2018 2 min read

If you don’t have a green thumb and are looking for a nearly indestructible plant, the Java Moss is for you! Java Moss is one of the easiest plants you will ever grow. This moss is hardy, versatile, and beautiful. You can be sure it will add a flash of green to your tank. You would have to work harder to kill this moss than you do to keep it alive!
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DIY Planted Background Wall

DIY Planted Background Wall

by Cory McElroy December 08, 2018 4 min read

Have you been wanting to change up your aquarium background to something unique? Perhaps it’s time to try a planted wall! A wall of plants is a great way to add extra foliage and shelter for your tank while giving your tank and an incredible and unique look.
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How to Plant Anubias or Java Fern on Rocks 

How to Plant Anubias or Java Fern on Rocks 

by Cory McElroy November 10, 2018 3 min read

Anubias and Java Fern are two excellent freshwater plant options for low light tanks. Unlike most freshwater plants, they can go in aquariums that feature African Cichlids or Goldfish. These two plant species are easy to care for and not demanding at all. You can leave them in the pot, attach them to driftwood, or, like we’re doing here in this week's blog, plant them on aquarium rocks. They’re the hardiest and easiest to work 
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Our Favorite Easy & Low Light Plants: Cryptocoryne Lutea and Vallisneria

Our Favorite Easy & Low Light Plants: Cryptocoryne Lutea and Vallisneria

by Cory McElroy October 05, 2018 3 min read

Lots of aquarists are drawn to planted aquariums. They are, of course, natural and beautiful to look at and they also provide a rich and healthy environment for the fish and other animals that live in them. A lot of times, however, newer aquarists especially, struggle with choosing the right plants for their planted aquarium. There are many things to consider when choosing plants that will yield the most successful results.
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Top 5 Easy Aquarium Plants

Top 5 Easy Aquarium Plants

by Cory McElroy May 09, 2018 2 min read

Hey guys, Cory here, I made a video a couple days ago about what is, in my opinion, the top 5 aquarium plants that are not only beautiful but very easy to grow. 

 

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Which Planted Tank Fertilizer Is Right for You?

Which Planted Tank Fertilizer Is Right for You?

by Irene Bearly January 07, 2018 6 min read

Ever wonder how professionals and even advanced hobbyists make those gorgeous aquascapes bursting with plant life? It all comes down to having the three essentials that make aquatic plants happy:
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Vallisneria – The One Plant Wonder

Vallisneria – The One Plant Wonder

by Cory McElroy January 31, 2017 2 min read

Whether you've got a green thumb or are green with envy, you can have a planted aquascape that looks like a slice of nature. Don't worry, it won't be hard or expensive. All you will need is one plant - vallisneria
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Java Fern (Microsorum pteropus) an Easy Aquatic Plant.

Java Fern (Microsorum pteropus) an Easy Aquatic Plant.

by Cory McElroy December 05, 2016 4 min read

Java Fern is one of the world’s most widely used plants in planted aquariums. It slow growth, unique leaf structure, and reproduction method makes it an aquarium smash hit. Java Fern tolerates most lighting conditions and many environments – from soft acidic water to alkaline conditions, and even brackish tanks! It is also easy to find in most local fish stores; but if not, there is always some available on our website. 
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