Dwarf Baby Tears (Hemianthus callitrichoides) Caresheet

Hemianthus callitrichoides is a very popular aquarium plant among the pet fish keepers due to its greenish coloration and hardiness. It belongs to the family Scrophulariaceae under order Lamiales. It was described in aquaristic literature for the first time in 2003 by Holger WindelÃ.Systematic Position Kingdom: Plantae Phylum: Angiospermae  Class: Dicotyledonae  Order: Lamiales Family: Scrophulariaceae … Read more

African Water Fern: Bolbitis Heudelotii

Bolbitis heudelotii is an awesome and very popular decorative aquarium plants due to its uniquely textured green foliage and growth form which make an attractive feature to your aquarium. It belongs to the family Polypodiaceae under order Polypodiales of class Polypodiopsida. Bolbitis heudelotii was first described by Alston in 1934. The species ‘heudelotii’ was named after … Read more

Orchid Lily: Barclaya Longifolia

Barclaya longifolia is a very attractive and beautiful aquarium plant among the aquarium enthusiasts due to its sparkling coloration and toughness. It is a flowering plant which belongs to the family Nymphaeaceae under order Nymphaeales. The genus ‘Barclaya’ is named after the American born Scientist Robert Barclay. Now it is listed as threatened species of … Read more

Aponogeton Bernierianus: Housing and Care, Propagation

Aponogeton bernierianus is a very popular aquarium plant among the pet fish keepers due to its hardiness and mesh structure dark greenish leaves. It is named after the French naturalist Francois Bernier. It belongs to the family Aponogetonaceae under order Alismatales. Now, this species is threatened due to habitat degradation, destruction, soil erosion, pollution and … Read more

Marsilea Minuta Care Facts

Marsilea minuta is the most famous aquarium plant among the aquarium enthusiasts due to its gorgeous greenish coloration and hardiness. In 1825, it was first described by Carl Borivoj Presl. It is a plant of class Polypodiopsida with the family Marsileaceae under order Salviniales.  Marsilea minuta is considered as ‘Least Concern’ in the IUCN Red Data … Read more

Ammannia Gracilis Info and Care

Ammannia gracilis is a very attractive and popular aquarium plant among the aquarium enthusiasts due to its brilliant coloration, hardiness and relatively less troublesome growing requirements. It is also known as Red ammannia, Large ammannia, Delicate ammania and Pink ammannia. It was first introduced into the hobby by aquarist P.J. Bussink.Systematic Position Kingdom: Plantae Phylum: … Read more