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Flame Moss - (Taxiphyllum sp. 'Flame')

Flame Moss - (Taxiphyllum sp. 'Flame')

Flame Moss got its name from its growth form. It grows straight up and while it grows, the fronds twist and start to look like a campfire.
Phoenix Moss - (Fissidens fontanus)

Phoenix Moss - (Fissidens fontanus)

Phoenix Moss is a feather-like moss from North America. It is a slow-growing moss under standard(not supported, low tech aquariums) aquarium conditions.
Phyllanthus Fluitans - (Red Root Floater)

Phyllanthus Fluitans - (Red Root Floater)

Phyllanthus Fluitans also as known as the “red root floater” is a floating plant species belonging to the Phyllanthaceae family.
Staurogyne Repens - (Carpet Plant)

Staurogyne Repens - (Carpet Plant)

Staurogyne Repens is an aquatic plant species belonging to the Acanthaceae family which has approximately 2500 species worldwide.
Weeping Moss - (Vesicularia ferriei 'Weeping)

Weeping Moss - (Vesicularia ferriei 'Weeping)

Vesicularia ferriei ‘Weeping” is commonly known as Weeping moss, and it got the name from its exclusive teardrop-like hanging growth with bright green shoots.
Micranthemum tweediei "Monte Carlo"

Micranthemum tweediei "Monte Carlo"

Micranthemum tweediei is also known as “Monte Carlo”, “Tweedie`s pearlweed” is an aquatic plant species belonging to the Linderniaceae family.
Wolffia Arrhiza - (Rootless Duckweed)

Wolffia Arrhiza - (Rootless Duckweed)

Wolffia arrhiza (Rootless Duckweed) is a rootless aquatic plant belonging to Araceae family. It floats on quiet water bodies like ponds that have still waters.
Cryptocoryne Parva - Dwarf Water Trumpet

Cryptocoryne Parva - Dwarf Water Trumpet

Cryptocoryne Parva also known as “Dwarf water trumpet” or “the smallest crypt” is an aquatic plant species belonging to the Araceae family.
Utricularia Graminifolia Plant Care Guide

Utricularia Graminifolia Plant Care Guide

Utricularia graminifolia is a perennial carnivorous plant that belongs to the genus Utricularia. In its natural habitat, this plant is found in shady areas.
Water Lettuce - (Pistia Stratiotes)

Water Lettuce - (Pistia Stratiotes)

Water Lettuce is also known as Pistia Stratiotes, water cabbage, Jalkumbhi, or the Nile cabbage is an aquatic plant species belonging to the Araceae family.
Rotala Macrandra - (Giant Red Rotala)

Rotala Macrandra - (Giant Red Rotala)

Rotala Macrandra is also known as “Giant Red Rotala” or “the king of the reds” is an aquatic plant species belonging to the Lythraceae family.
Ludwigia Sedoides - (Mosaic Plant)

Ludwigia Sedoides - (Mosaic Plant)

Ludwigia Sedoides is an aquatic plant species belonging to the Onagraceae family. The natural habitat of this plant is South and Central America.
Marimo Balls - (Aegagropila linnaei)

Marimo Balls - (Aegagropila linnaei)

Marimo Balls are also known as “Cladophora ball”, “moss ball”, “lake ball” or “moss ball pets” is a green algae species belonging to the Pithophoraceae family.
Crinum Calamistratum - (African Onion Plant)

Crinum Calamistratum - (African Onion Plant)

Crinum CalamistratumType : Bulb/Onion Plant Origin : West and Central Africa Growth Rate : Slow Light Demand : Medium to High CO2 Demand : Low Care : Easy to MediumCrinum Calamistratum is also known as “Narrow C...
Salvinia Natans - (Floating Fern)

Salvinia Natans - (Floating Fern)

Salvinia natans is also known as “floating fern”, “floating water moss”, “floating moss”, “Marsilea natans” or “water butterfly wings”.
Riccia Fluitans - (Floating Crystalworth)

Riccia Fluitans - (Floating Crystalworth)

Riccia fluitans also known as crystalwort a freshwater floating plant that grows to about 2,5 cm long threads. It is found in the ponds and slow-moving streams.
Eleocharis Parvula - (Dwarf Hairgrass)

Eleocharis Parvula - (Dwarf Hairgrass)

Eleocharis parvula is also known as “dwarf spikerush”, “small spikerush”, or “dwarf hairgrass” is an aquatic plant species belonging to the Cyperaceae family.
Lemna Minor - (Common Duckweed)

Lemna Minor - (Common Duckweed)

Lemna Minor is also known as “common duckweed”, “water lens”, “bayroot” or “lesser duckweed” is an aquatic plant species belonging to the Araceae family.
Najas Guadalupensis - An Astonishing Fry Shelter

Najas Guadalupensis - An Astonishing Fry Shelter

Najas Guadalupensis also is known as “common water nymph”, “najas grass” or “guppy grass” is an aquatic plant species belonging to the Najadaceae family.
Leptodictyum Riparium - (Streamside Moss)

Leptodictyum Riparium - (Streamside Moss)

Leptodictyum Riparium is also known as “streamside leptodictyum moss”, is an aquatic plant species belonging to the Amblystegiaceae family.
Java Fern - (Microsorum Pteropus)

Java Fern - (Microsorum Pteropus)

Java Fern is a slow-growing but adaptive plant in comparison to other aquatic plants. That makes Microsorum Pteropus suitable for most aquariums.
Limnobium laevigatum - (Amazon Frogbit)

Limnobium laevigatum - (Amazon Frogbit)

Limnobium laevigatum that is also known as “Amazon Frogbit”, or “Smooth frogbit” is an aquatic plant species belonging to the Hydrocharitacea family.
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