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

sp Chai meltIs 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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Alternanthera reneckii

How to grow "AR"

August 18, 2020 3 min read

Alternanthera reineckii and its variants are among the most popular and attractive red plants. This is how to how to grow them...
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How to grow red aquarium plants

How to grow red aquarium plants

July 28, 2020 13 min read

A deep dive into 3 critical factors and how to adjust them to help you achieve richer, deeper tones and red colors in your planted tank.
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How to grow Eriocaulon ratnagiricum

How to grow Eriocaulon ratnagiricum

June 16, 2020 2 min read

How to grow Eriocaulon ratnagiricum. Among the smallest of the Eriocaulons, it is popular due to its unique spiky form. It grows steadily when growth conditions are fulfilled, and is relatively easy to propagate.
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Propagating Eriocaulon species

Propagating Eriocaulon species

May 31, 2020 5 min read

How to propagate Eriocaulon species by splitting them using a blade.
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How to grow red plants (Bahasa Indonesia)

How to grow red plants (Bahasa Indonesia)

April 08, 2020 11 min read

A deep dive into 3 critical factors and how to adjust them to help you achieve richer, deeper tones and red colors in your planted tank. Translated to Bahasa Indonesia
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How to quarantine new plants

How to quarantine new plants

January 29, 2020 1 min read

How do I quarantine new plants? What is the way to use Hydrogen Peroxide, Bleach or Aluminium Sulphate to 'dip' my plants before introducing them into my tank?
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Top 5 Aquarium plants that grow well with no soil

Top 5 Aquarium plants that grow well with no soil

January 29, 2020 5 min read

These 5 aquarium plants grow well without soil, making them well suited for attaching to hardscape.
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ludwigia arcuata

How to grow Ludwigia arcuata

December 30, 2019 2 min read

The attractively red Ludwigia arcuata is a delicate stem aquatic plant that originates from the Americas...
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VIDEO: How to make a moss tree

VIDEO: How to make a moss tree

August 22, 2019 1 min read

This is a short video on how to create a 'moss bonsai' or moss tree in your planted aquarium quickly and using very basic materials.
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Best carpet plants for planted tank

Best carpet plants for planted tank

August 22, 2019 2 min read

Everyone loves carpets. But which one should I choose for smaller tanks, low tech aquarium or high tech tank? This article presents the pros and cons of the varied options in the market...
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Video: how to grow  Eriocaulons and "Blood Vomit"

Video: how to grow Eriocaulons and "Blood Vomit"

August 14, 2019 1 min read

This is a short video on how to grow the red Eriocaulon quinquangulare and Centrolepis Drummondiana  (often erroneously, labeled as "Eriocaulon Blood vomit" or "Trithuria blood vomit"...
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How to grow Eriocaulon quinquangulare

How to grow Eriocaulon quinquangulare

August 13, 2019 3 min read

This reddish Eriocaulon originates from India and is a recent addition to the aquatic hobby...
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rotala rotundifolia

How to grow Rotala Rotundifolia

August 08, 2019 4 min read

The attractive orange-red Rotala rotundifola is a fast growing stem plant that has been a staple of the planted aquarium world for a long time...
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How to grow "blood vomit"

How to grow "blood vomit"

August 07, 2019 3 min read

Centrolepis Drummondiana  (previously Trithuria lanterna and often erroneously labeled as 'Eriocaulon blood vomit') originates from Australia. This is a detailed guide on how to grow blood vomit (Centrolepis Drummondiana ), including how to overcome challenges in keeping this species.
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