PLANT(s) OF THE WEEK: Taxiphyllum & Monoselinium

Every now and then we like to focus on a particular species of aquatic plant and run through their benefits and quirks. Here we have a few options for mosses. These species will be bound to wood or stone to cover the surface whilst providing excellent cover and biofilm for small fish and invertebrates. Taxiphyllum… Read More PLANT(s) OF THE WEEK: Taxiphyllum & Monoselinium

“Do I Need Plants In My Fish Tank?”: Top 5 Benefits of Aquarium Plants

1. Oxygenation Aquatic plants photosynthesise like terrestrial flora and inject Oxygen directly into the water column, saturating the aquarium water, improving the vitality of inhabitants and complimenting the upper band of Oxygen-rich water produced by the aquarium’s pump. Plants also absorb the Carbon Dioxide released by fish via respiration. At high enough levels, CO2 can… Read More “Do I Need Plants In My Fish Tank?”: Top 5 Benefits of Aquarium Plants

Latest Tropica Plant Delivery 10th September

Our latest big box of plants have arrived from Tropica, with a fantastic mix of Easy and Medium Potted Plants, Bunched Plants and a selection of Mosses and Floating Plants for your aquarium. We’ve now introduced bundles prices on all plants to make these great plants even better value. CLICK HERE to see the plants,… Read More Latest Tropica Plant Delivery 10th September

Tropica Plants – Latest Shipment

Latest selection of aquarium plants have arrived from Tropica with some examples which are NEW to us at the fishroom Ludwigia repens ‘Rubin’ potted Variety of Ludwigia repens from North America with striking dark red leaves and stalk. Stems from 20-50 cm and 4-6 cm wide. It makes a fine colour contrast to the green… Read More Tropica Plants – Latest Shipment

Water Hyacinth and Elodea Crispa – ONE month left…

Last year the European Commission published the Invasive Alien Species Regulation and Water hyacinth (Eichornia crassipes) and Elodea crispa remain on this banned list. The transitional period now has just over four weeks left, meaning you have until the 2nd August 2017 to buy these ever popular pond plants. After this we will no longer be… Read More Water Hyacinth and Elodea Crispa – ONE month left…