Vallisneria americana: A Species Care Guide

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Vallisneria americana is a popular aquarium plant that can be found in many pet stores. It is also known as tape grass, eelgrass, or vallis, Jungle Val, and Water Celery. It is a member of the Hydrocharitaceae family under order Alismatales. The genus name, Vallisneria, was given to this plant by Carolus Linnaeus in honor … Read more

Limnophila aquatica: A Species Care Guide

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Limnophila aquatica is commonly known as the giant ambulia which belongs to the family Scrophulariaceae under order Lamiales. It is a tropical freshwater aquarium plant that has become popular in recent years. It is native to Southeast Asia and parts of India, but can be found in many other parts of the world due to … Read more

Lemna minor: Species Care Guide

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Lemna minor is a small aquatic plant which is also known as common duckweed or lesser duckweed. It belongs to the clade Angiosperms under family Araceae. John Edward Gray first described this family in 1821. It is a small, floating aquatic plant that is native to North America. It can be found in slow-moving streams … Read more

Anubias afzelii: A Species Profile

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Anubias afzelii is a beautiful aquarium plant that is native to Africa where it grows in slow-moving or still water bodies including ponds, ditches, and streams. Heinrich Wilhelm Schott first recoded and described this plant in 1857. It is a slow-growing plant, so it is perfect for small aquariums. It does not require much light … Read more

Narrow Leaf Chain Sword-Echinodorus tennelus

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The Narrow Leaf Chain Sword-Echinodorus tennelus is a popular aquarium plant that can be found in many pet stores. It is also known as Pygmy Chain Sword, Dwarf Amazon sword, Micro Sword, etc. This plant is easy to care for and grows quickly, making it a great choice for beginner aquarists. It thrives in both … Read more

How to Care For Freshwater Aquarium Plants

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Aquarium plants are a beautiful and beneficial addition to any freshwater tank. Aquarium plants help to improve water quality and provide hiding places and shelter for fish. It also adds beauty and makes the aquarium more attractive. During choosing the aquarium plant for your aquarium, you should consider the following points: the size of your … Read more