Aquarium Carpet Plants

11 Great Aquarium Carpet Plants (With Pictures!)

An aquarium with a green carpet of living plants is one of the most impressive sights in the hobby. Many new aquarists think achieving this look is too advanced for them, but the truth is that anyone can grow aquarium carpet plants with the right knowledge and equipment.

In this article, I’ll introduce the 11 best carpeting plants that you can grow in your aquarium and teach you the basics on how to grow and maintain them too. So let’s dive right in!

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Aquascape Aquarium

Aquascape Aquarium – What It Is And How To Get Started

Are you ready to start an incredible journey into the world of aquascaping? For many people, an aquascape aquarium is more than just a hobby, it’s also a connection to nature.

In this article, I’ll be introducing you to the world of aquascaping and teaching you all the key concepts you need to know to get started. This is one of my favorite subjects in the hobby, and frankly I feel it is an underrated technique in the aquarium hobby in the US. In the US, we focus so much on reefing as the pinnacle of the aquarium hobby. Aquascaping has the ability to be show stopping and creates a very special connection to nature. Let’s dive into the subject more with the first question.

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Aquarium Grass

10 Best Aquarium Grass Species For Your Planted Tank (2022 Reviews)

It’s hard to not be impressed by an aquarium with a thick carpet of bright green grass plants covering the bottom of the tank. Many beginners start with other plants like java ferns and java moss, before working their way up to carpeting plants. The fact is that growing a green carpet of plants at the bottom of your aquarium is something anyone can do with the right species and knowledge.

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Floating Aquarium Plants

Floating Aquarium Plants – 16 That Work Amazing in Aquariums

Do you have any floating plants in your freshwater aquarium? If not, you could be missing out on a whole new dimension for your planted aquarium.

Floating plants don’t only look great, they also provide some other amazing benefits. In this article, I’ll cover everything you need to know to get started growing floating plants and provide you with a list of amazing plant options. Let’s get started!

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ANACHARIS CARE

Anacharis Care – A Complete Guide

Anacharis (Egeria densa)is a fast-growing plant that grows easily in medium to large home aquariums as well as outdoor ponds. These lush and tall aquatic plants do well in a range of water parameters, light strengths, and temperatures, making them an ideal choice for beginners who are new to the hobby.

Read this article to learn everything you need to know about, growing, propagating, and caring for the Anacharis plant in your freshwater aquarium.

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Java Fern Care

Java Fern Care – A Complete Guide

If you’re new to the world of planted tanks and looking for an easy plant to get started, this one is for you. The Java Fern, Microsorum pteropus, is a hardy plant that grows slowly and needs very little maintenance. Java Fern care can be a snap yet it is interesting enough to be valued in professional aquascapes.

This is one of the most popular aquarium plants for freshwater aquariums because it is so easy and fun to grow. Read on to learn everything you need to know about caring for and growing the Java Fern.

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Dwarf Sagittaria Care

Dwarf Sagittaria Care – A Complete Guide

Dwarf Sagittaria, Sagittaria subulata, is one of those great aquarium plants that have a place in just about any aquarium. Today’s post is all about Dwarf Sagittaria care and how to make it thrive in your aquarium. This hardy plant is easy to care for and great for beginners looking to green up their tanks without spending too much on equipment and fertilizers.

At the same time, more experienced aquarists appreciate the versatility of this plant and the beautiful carpet effect that can be created in the aquascape. Read on to learn how to grow and care for this popular plant!

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