Hornwort Care: Easy Keep as Floating & Bottom Plants


Are you looking for a highly resilient, fast-growing, and functional aquarium plant that adds aesthetic beauty to your aquarium? Then consider planting a hornwort. Consistently listed as one of the most commonly kept aquarium plants, Hornworts are so desired that they are kept and featured in cold-water tanks, warm-water tanks, and outdoor ponds.  But despite … Read more

Vallisneria Aquarium Plant: Benefit & Care


Well known for its ease of care, vallisneria plants are one of the most popular beginner friendly plants for a starting aquarist. In this article, we’ll be going over the plant in detail, such as its structure, how to properly plant and care for them, and troubleshooting any problems along the way. Vallisneria, regardless of … Read more

Java Fern: How to Plant and Care for

Java Fern

Java ferns are often preferred by aquarists due to their hardiness, appearance, and ability to coexist with a large range of aquarium inhabitants. In this article, we’ll be going into detail as to what truly makes this plant special, as well as how to plant and care for it. Java ferns, due to selective breeding, … Read more

13 Best Live Plants for Guppies Tanks

plants for guppies

Guppies are one of the most popular aquarium fish. While growing only from 2-6 cm long, they are attractively colorful and multiply fast, thus earning them alternate names like the rainbowfish and the millionfish. The guppies we see for sale in pet shops are in large quantities, kept bare without plants, and that is why … Read more

Marimo Moss Ball Aquarium: Benefits & Care

marimo moss ball

Moss balls are often a great addition to one’s aquarium but don’t worry if you’re not familiar with them, as we’ll go over all there is to know about them in this article, including what they are exactly, their functionality, and how to care for them. Marimo moss balls, though resembling moss, are a rare … Read more

16 Best Aquarium Plants to Reduce Nitrates

best aquarium plants to reduce nitrates

Expert aquarists are meticulous about water chemistry. They frequently test their water parameters and go crazy whenever the results fall behind or beyond the normal range. Nitrates are among the many water parameters measured. Although nitrate tolerance varies per species, keeping it under 25 ppm is ideal and will not harm your fish. However, if … Read more

Dwarf Aquarium Lily (Nymphae Stellata) Care Guide

dwarf aquarium lily

The Dwarf Aquarium Lily (Nymphaea stellata) is a hardy, low-maintenance plant popular among new and experienced aquarium enthusiasts. With wide, vibrant green leaves, delicate flowers, and conspicuous colors, this stunning plant adds a touch of elegance to any aquarium. Besides their visual appeal, dwarf aquarium lilies offer several benefits to any aquarium ecosystem. For example, … Read more