Aquarium plants are crucial for a fresh appearence of the aquarium. Aquarium plants bring color and vivacity. Above all the aquarium plants posess an amazing attractivaty and contribute to the overal health of the ecosystem.
Foreground plants are basicly aquarium plants that stay low. Combine different types of aquarium plants that provide contrast with each other in color, leave shape and height. This way a playful and interesting under water landscape can be created.
Aquarium plants for the mid-ground reach above the foreground plants and can be placed in front of the background plants. The midground can be covered with medium height plants or plant groups or solitairy plants on the Golden Ratio. Combine different types of plants with a contrast in leave shape, leave color and texture for maximum results.
Plants for the background will grow tall and serve as a mask for the background. Also with the background plants in the aquarium it is important to choose for contrasting plants with their neighbours. Look for contrast in leave color, shape, texture and height.
In Vitro aquarium plants are grown in a laboratory under steriel conditions. Tiny pieces of tissue plant material is placed on special gel to grow new healthy, algae free, pesticide free, snail free and germ free plants in a cup. One cup is richly filled with lots of young shoots, full of growth potention!
Plants on wood or stones are an asset to any aquarium. The plants have their roots attached to the wood or stone. No hassle with gluing or binding yourself, but a ready-made solution.
Mother plants are plants in SL pots and are extra large, robust aquarium plants. They fill up the aquarium instantly with luxuriance. Perfectly suited for larger aquarium for creating an astonishing impression!
Alternanthera reineckii 'Mini' is a very popular aquariumplant by are red colors, and is characterized by compact growth and a slower growth rate. Ideal for a small aquarium or if voorgrondplant in larger layouts.
Alternanthera reineckii 'Pink' comes from South America and has a purple color on the underside of the leaves. This gives an effective contrast with many other green aquarium plants. In particular when in a group is placed.
Alternanthera reineckii 'Rosanervig' is a beautiful aquariumplant with an intense pink colour and with the veins somewhat lighter in color. This cultivar has a compact growth and the stem is not as high as other Alternanthera species.
Anubias barteri 'Coffeefolia' is a very beautiful kweekvariant of the Anubias barteri. This easy aquariumplant is 15 to 25 cm tall and the rhizome is 10 cm and longer. Characteristic is the particular shape, whereby the bladribben strongly curved. This makes for a fascinating scene in both a small and large aquarium.
Anubias barteri var. barteri originates from West Africa and is an easy aquariumplant. He grows under the same conditions as Anubias barteri var. nana, but with leaves 25 to 40 cm high.
Anubias barteri var. caladiifolia is a aquariumplant that is created in an Australian laboratory. He looks very much like the ordinary Anubias barteri var. nana, but is characterised by a beautiful heart-shaped leaf.
Anubias barteri var. nana is a small, decorative aquariumplant that grows well in a variety of conditions. Originally he comes from Cameroon and is about 5 to 10 cm long. The rhizome also reaches a length of 10cm or more. Anubias grows slowly and the leaves are several years.
Anubias gracilis comes from West Africa, like many other Anubias species. The triangular-shaped leaves 5-10cm long stems of the Anubias gracilis the most elegant kind and is also a robust aquariumplant.
Anubias 'Petite' is a mutation of the Anubias nana, and has even smaller leaves. Also it grows very slowly and is not always easy, in good conditions. He remains smaller than 5cm and the rhizome is 10cm or longer.
Bacopa australis is from Brazil and not from Australia as the name suggests. In the aquarium may be the stems of this plant is 10-30cm high. Just like the other Bacopa species is also easily in the aquarium care.
Bacopa caroliniana comes from the United States, and is already for many years as an aquariumplant. The stems are 10-30cm high and is quite easily in the aquarium care.
Available in Pot or In Vitro Cup
Bacopa monnieri 'compact' is a cultivar of Bacopa monneri and grows more compact. Under good lighting creeps this bright green aquariumplant even on the bottom.
Bolbitis heudelotii is from West Africa and is a very nice sail with transparent leaves. The leaves of this easy aquariumplant are 15-40cm long and is to confirm in wood and stone.
Bucephalandra 'Wavy Green' grows in nature on stones and wood in rivers and streams, similar to Anubias. The maintenance and growth is also similar to that of Anubias species and can be bound on wood or stone.
Ceratopteris thalictroides is a fast-growing aquariumplant from Asia and undemanding in the aquarium. The plant has a highly branched leaf appearance that is very decorative.
Cryptocoryne albida 'Brown' comes from Asia and is amongst others in Thailand. A beautiful aquariumplant with narrow, reddish-brown leaves with dark pattern and beautiful curled leaf margins up to 15cm long.
Cryptocoryne beckettii 'Petchii' is a small variant of Cryptocoryne beckettii from Sri Lanka, with beautiful, slightly undulating leaf margins and in the aquarium 10-15cm high.
Cryptocoryne crispatula is from Southern Thailand where it grows in water which is quite hard. The leaves of this aquariumplant are thin, gebobbeld and 20-60cm long.
Available in Pot or Invitro-cup
Cryptocoryne parva is from Sri Lanka and is the smallest of the Cryptocoryne species. The leaves are lepelvormig and green color with a length of 3-6cm.
Cryptocoryne undulata 'Broad Leaves' is a variant of Cryptocoryne undulata from Sri Lanka and has broader leaves with a wonderful mottled pattern. In the aquarium he is 15-25cm in size.