How to grow Utricularia graminifolia "UG" in a planted aquarium. UG has a reputation of being a difficult plant to grow, but it is actually not a difficult plant to grow at all once you understand its exacting needs.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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