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The 10 Best Carpet Plants for Your Aquarium | Some are Easy!

Carpet plants are a must for planted aquariums. While they only fill the foreground of your tank, these plant types help create a complete environment for your pet. In a sense, they are the lawn of your tank. Other plants can grow from these carpet species, and oxygen and filtering properties are added to your …

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Top 10 Best Aquarium Plants For Betta Fish – With Pictures

Betta fish aquariums can benefit greatly from the addition of plants. Of course, aquariums with artificial plants and decorations have their own charm. But natural plants bring something special to your Betta tank. Really, if you want the perfect setup for your pet Betta, you should start a planted tank for them. It’s important to …

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Why Do Aquarium Plants Pearl – With 5 Great Examples

Sometimes my aquarium plants produce a long trial of tiny bubbles, and to me it mostly happens after a water change. This is called “pearling” and I did not know when it happened or what caused it. Therefore I had to find the answer. Why do aquarium plants pearl? Aquarium plants pearl when they are …

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Which Aquarium Plants Produce Oxygen – With 5 Examples

Fish need oxygen to survive in their aquarium environment. Still, getting oxygen into your tank has its own complications. Pump systems and other aeration devices are useful, but they can be expensive, bulky, and time-consuming to install. If you are looking for an inexpensive and natural way to get oxygen directly into your tank, plants …

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Top 10 Aquarium Plants That Grow in Gravel (With Pictures)

You might be wondering whether your tank plants can be grown buried in a gravel substrate. In truth, this depends on what species of plant you have. Generally, gravel is a great material to grow plants in. But only certain flora will grow in this substrate well. There are many aquarium plants that do well …

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7 Aquarium Plants That Are Root Feeders and Need Root Tabs

When it comes to aquarium plant fertilizer, there are many options available. Two of the most popular options are root tabs and liquid fertilizer. For a long time it was a complete mystery to me which plants benefit from which type of fertilizer. Now that I finally understand this, I want to share it with …

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Will Aquarium Plants Grow Under LED Lights – The Answer

My aquarium always had fluorescent light, and I wanted to replace this with LEDs because they consume way well electricity. I had to find out whether this would work, so I did some research and here is what I found. Will aquarium plants grow under LED light? Yes, aquarium plants will definitely grow under LED …

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Can Aquarium Plants Touch the Heater – Freshwater Aquarium

In my aquarium I wanted to hide my ugly heater by planting a giant Amazon Sword plant in front of it. But than I thought, what would happen if the plant was constantly touching the heater? I needed to know what other people thought and this is what I found out. Can aquarium plants touch …

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Can Aquarium Plants Stay In Pots – Prepare Your Plants

I remember buying my first plants for my new aquarium, where some plants were in these little plastic pots. It seemed convenient to just put them in the aquarium like that, but with normal garden plants everyone always takes them out of their plastic pot. I did my research and this is the answer I …

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15 Easy Aquarium Plants For Absolute Beginners (With Pics)

I distinctly remember doing the research before buying my first aquarium, and not knowing what plants I could put in it. I wanted plants that would survive in my aquarium, that did not need all kinds of fancy equipment and that looked pretty. Since then, many years have passed and I’ve bought many plants. I’ve …

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