Top 3 Benefits of Philodendron sp. ‘Papua New Guinea’ in a Planted Aquarium!

Philodendron sp. ‘Papua New Guinea’ is a type of emergent climbing plants. It is usually rooted in the water, and its leaves and stems extend out of the water surface. Philodendron sp. is also capable of living in an aquatic environment. However, in this article, I will be focusing on cultivating Philodendron sp. emerged in an open-aquarium style aquascape. There are a vast number of benefits you should definitely know if you are planning to create a land area in your aquascape! 1. Helpful for keeping the water clean Plants’…

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Tips for Growing Eleocharis parvula (Dwarf Hairgrass)

Eleocharis parvula, also known as ‘dwarf hairgrass’ is one of the most popular foreground plants for Nature Aquarium style aquascapes. It is used in many scapes due to its ability to grow fast and stays shorter than 5cm. Eleocharis parvula is sold in a variety of forms; potted, in-vitro, and Wabi-kusa. In many cases, it is easy to grow compared to other carpet plants such as Micranthemum tweediei.

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Everything You Need to Know About Tissue Culture Aquatic Plants

In the past few years, tissue culture aquarium plants (or InVitro plants) have become popular among aquascapers all around the world due to the vast number of their benefits. However, some aquascape hobbyists are still sceptical about the potential of the tiny plants. One of my friends, who keeps aquatic plants at his house, once asked me if tissue culture aquatic plants were worth their prices. Of course, my answer to his question was yes, but I totally get why he thought they were overpriced. Since the technology is not…

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