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How to grow Lobelia cardinalis

How to grow Lobelia cardinalis

August 16, 2021 2 min read

How to grow Lobelia cardinalis. It is a relatively easy to grow green stem plant that has been in the hobby a long time.
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How to grow Bacopa caroliniana & B. Salzmannii

How to grow Bacopa caroliniana & B. Salzmannii

August 04, 2021 3 min read

An article on how to grow Bacopa caroliniana and Bacopa salzmannii.

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Guide to buying/planting aquatic plant tissue cultures

Guide to buying/planting aquatic plant tissue cultures

July 26, 2021 8 min read

A guide to choosing Tissue culture plants. What to look out for when buying tissue culture plants.
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Preventing damage, holes and algae on older leaves of aquatic plants

Preventing damage, holes and algae on older leaves of aquatic plants

July 09, 2021 10 min read

Do damaged leaves heal? What can an aquarist do to prevent older leaves from deteriorating? How do plants adapt to changes in the environment?
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Hydrocotyle tripartita

How to grow Hydrocotyle tripartita (Hydrocotyle Japan)

July 08, 2021 2 min read

How to grow and use Hydrocotyle tripartita in a planted aquarium. Also known as Hydrocotyle Japan, this plant has been in the hobby for many years and is popular among the aquascaping crowd due to its attractive foliage and easy upkeep.
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How to grow Rotala ramosior Florida

How to grow Rotala ramosior Florida

June 30, 2021 2 min read

A guide on how to grow the attractive stem plant, Rotala ramosior Florida.
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How to grow mosses in the aquarium

How to grow mosses in the aquarium

June 29, 2021 5 min read

A guide on how to grow aquatic mosses in a planted aquarium. Covers propagation techniques and how to deal with algae on moss.
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How to grow Cabomba furcata

How to grow Cabomba furcata

June 08, 2021 2 min read

How to grow Cabomba furcata. Unlike its green cousins, Cabomba furcata is a pretty demanding plant to grow into good form.
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How to grow Mermaid weed (Proserpinaca palustris)

How to grow Mermaid weed (Proserpinaca palustris)

May 30, 2021 2 min read

Proserpinaca palustris, which is commonly called Mermaid weed in the industry, can be found in nature in both North and South America. Though it has been in the hobby for a long time, the plant has never been very popular among hobbyists - perhaps due to its large size or difficulty in growing it to good form. 
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How to grow Java fern (Microsorum pteropus)

How to grow Java fern (Microsorum pteropus)

May 28, 2021 3 min read

How to grow Java fern. A long time staple of the hobby, Java fern is most often placed on hardscape as it does not require to be planted on the substrate to grow well. Its dark green leaves and bunching growth form makes it great for creating volumes of green in the tank.
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How to grow  Hygrophila sp. chai

How to grow Hygrophila sp. chai

May 11, 2021 3 min read

Hygrophila sp. chai is an interesting mutation of Hygrophila araguaia that occurred in South Island's farm, Singapore.
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How to grow SYNGONANTHUS SPECIES

How to grow SYNGONANTHUS SPECIES

May 10, 2021 2 min read

The Syngonanthus species is found in the Amazon in very soft blackwater rivers. The variants featured here all have attractive bright green foliage.
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How to grow Ludwigia senegalensis

How to grow Ludwigia senegalensis

April 27, 2021 2 min read

A guide to growing Ludwigia senegalensis.
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How to grow Hemianthus glomeratus ; Pearlweed/Baby tears/Hemianthus micranthemoides

How to grow Hemianthus glomeratus ; Pearlweed/Baby tears/Hemianthus micranthemoides

April 08, 2021 2 min read

How to grow Hemianthus glomeratus; Pearlweed; Baby tears;  Hemianthus micranthemoides.
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How to grow Anubias species

How to grow Anubias species

February 23, 2021 5 min read

How to grow and propagate Anubias barteri species. Anubias are generally hardy species
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How to grow Pogostemon erectus

How to grow Pogostemon erectus

October 11, 2020 1 min read

A guide to growing Pogostemon erectus
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How to grow Limnophila aromatica

How to grow Limnophila aromatica

September 19, 2020 2 min read

Limnophila aromatica / hippuridoides is an easy stem plant that originates from Asia. It is used as an aromatic herb (Ngò om) in some Vietnamese soups.
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How to grow Cryptocoryne "Flamingo"

How to grow Cryptocoryne "Flamingo"

September 15, 2020 2 min read

The strikingly pink Cryptocoryne 'flamingo' is a recent addition to the aquarium hobby. The distinctive pink leaves stand out a lot in most aquascapes and works well as tonal contrast to clusters of red plants.
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How to grow "HC Cuba"

How to grow "HC Cuba"

September 14, 2020 2 min read

Hemianthus callitrichoides (HC) 'Cuba' (a.k.a. dwarf baby tears) is one of the smallest ground creepers available in the hobby.
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buceps bucephalandra

How to grow Bucephalandra

September 14, 2020 5 min read

Bucephalandra are slow-growing, hardy and attractive plants. They are endemic to Indonesia, and are found on the island of Borneo.
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How to grow Rotala macrandra & its varietals

How to grow Rotala macrandra & its varietals

September 07, 2020 6 min read

How to grow Rotala macrandra & the many different varietals. Rotala macrandra is a popular aquarium plant that has the reputation of being hard to grow well. The combination of soft-water, higher light levels and regular fertilization brings out better forms and colors.
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How to grow Hygrophila pinnatifida

How to grow Hygrophila pinnatifida

September 04, 2020 4 min read

The attractive Hygrophila pinnatifida originates from India and has become quite common in the hobby...
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Why are my plants melting? Are plants melting in a new planted tank normal?

Why are my plants melting? Are plants melting in a new planted tank normal?

September 01, 2020 6 min read

Is melting a normal thing for newly introduce plants? How do I prevent it? What can I do when I have melting plants? This article answers these questions.
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How to grow Ludwigia sp. 'Super red'

How to grow Ludwigia sp. 'Super red'

August 24, 2020 2 min read

How to grow Ludwigia super red? A widely popular red plant that is both easy to grow and intensely red. Similar plants that refer to the same plant: Ludwigia super red, Ludwigia sp. red, Ludwigia mini super red.
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