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Dwarf Baby Tears
(Hemianthus callitrichoides)
Starting at $5.99
Dwarf Baby Tears plant drapes your aquarium with elegant leaf clusters. The smallest of known aquarium plants, Hemianthus callitrichoides is an ideal foreground plant. If regularly pruned, this bright green South American native can also be floated at the water's surface. Either way, it creates the…
Water Poppy
(Hydrocleys nymphoides)
Starting at $7.99
…elegant floating plants. With its dark green, heart-shaped leaves and often abundant scattering of quaint yellow flowers, this floating plant adds a compelling carpet of foliage and visual depth to any pond's edge. Native to tropical climates, the Water Poppy is a fairly fast growing plant that…
Marineland 3-foot Artificial Bamboo Plant
Starting at $7.49
…bamboo plant adds gorgeous anchored or floating greenery to your aquarium setup. The removable base lets you "plant" the bamboo in your aquarium substrate or float the bamboo freely in your aquarium water - simply pull the bamboo stems from the base to enable ever-changing, floating flora. Whether…
Dwarf Papyrus
(Cyperus haspens)
Starting at $7.99
…if planted directly at the pond edge; they are controllable by placing them in 2-gallon containers before placing them in the water. Spreads 12". When a stem bends over and touches the water, it will create new plantlets. If you want to speed up this process, cut off flower heads and float them…
Water Sprite
(Ceratopteris thalictroides)
Starting at $3.99
The Water Sprite, also known as the Indian Fern, is a great plant to use as a mid-ground plant and also as a floating plant. The delicate, lacy leaves also make great cover for fry to hide among. Due to its poor root system, the Water Sprite retrieves nutrients from the water.The Water Sprite will…
Anubias barteri
(Anubias barteri)
Starting at $7.99
…best maintained with an alkalinity of 3 to 7 dKH. When planting the aquatic plant, take special care of the rhizome and the roots. A quality substrate fertilizer is necessary, and CO2 fertilization is also recommended. In order to keep these plants small, simply trim back the leaves near the rhizome…
Banana Plant
(Nymphoides aquatica)
Starting at $2.89
Banana Plant, also known as the Big Floating Heart, is an interesting and unique looking Rosette Plant. It has banana-shaped roots that remain partially unplanted, and store the nutrients for the rest of the plant. The only member of its genus to be used as an aquarium plant because it is the…
(Egeria densa)
Starting at $2.89
…the aquarium water between 59°-82°F. Anacharis plants grow the best in water with an alkalinity of 3-8 dKH with a nuetral pH of 6.5-7.5. Propagate by removing cuttings from mature, healthy plants. The Anacharis looks best when planted in groups along the back and sides of the aquarium.Approximate…
Obedient Plant
(Physostegia leptophylla)
Starting at $7.99
…Obedient Plant in sunny areas with only limited shade. Plant in a one-gallon container and submerge pot 2" below pond water surface. It is a great ornamental plant for container gardens, pond margins, floating planters, or for landscaping. Propagate in early spring by dividing established plants.
Silver Hatchet
(Gasteropelecus sternicla)
Starting at $5.99
…high on the body. Hatchetfish have upturned mouths characteristic of true surface dwellers.Gasteropelecus sternicla prefers a planted aquarium with a few floating plants. A schooling fish, the Silver Hatchet is best kept in a group of six or more. A hood on the aquarium is necessary, as this fish…
Silver Dollar
(Metynnis argenteus)
Starting at $5.99
…the fish, though plastic plants may be necessary due to their herbivorous nature. They do best in soft, slightly acidic water with high filtration. The Silver Dollar will breed occasionally in an aquarium setting and a hospital or "breeding tank" with clumps of floating plants to spawn between will…
Radican, Marble Queen
(Echinodorus cordifolius)
Starting at $7.49
…only be planted in a large aquarium that can afford this space. This plant will extend its leaves to the surface of the aquarium, where they will begin to float. Remove the floating leaves, to prevent the submersed leaves from dropping off, and the other plants from being shaded. This plant will…
Marble Hatchet
(Carnegiella strigata)
Starting at $3.79
…mouth characteristic of true surface feeders. Native to the rivers of South America, the Marble Hatchet prefers a heavily planted aquarium. It also requires a few floating plants, beneath which the Marble Hatchet can hide. Active schoolers, this member of the Gasteropelecidae family does best when…
Radican Sword
(Echinodorus cordifolius)
Starting at $5.99
plant and will grow either partially or fully submersed. The Radican Sword should be housed in an aquarium large enough to accomodate its size. The floating leaves should be removed to prevent the shedding of submersed leaves on it, and to allow enough light to reach the other aquarium plants. For…
Society Garlic
(Tulbaghia violacea)
Starting at $7.49
…sandy soil, but are known to thrive in wet conditions as well. It is an ideal plant for container gardens, pond margins, floating planters, or for landscaping. Propagate in early spring by dividing rhizomes or clumps of established plants. Zones 7-11.Approximate Purchase Size: 12" to 18"