Month: April 2022

10 Aquarium Plants You Can Actually Grow With African Cichlids (tried and tested!)

African Cichlids are one of the hardest groups of fish to keep with live aquarium plants. Most African Cichlids are omnivores, and a large number are pure herbivores, meaning plants are definitely on the menu. Over the years I have read countless best-of lists, and they are usually just a random collection of plants or …

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Anubias Barteri Growing Guide – Updated for 2022 (growing, feeding & propagating)

Anubias Barteri is an easy-to-grow aquarium plant that has been in the hobby for around 50 years. Although Anubias Barteri is a slow-growing plant, it is often used to add an instant sense of maturity to an aquascape. The broad, dark green leaves can add dramatic contrast when planted in the right setting. Anubias Barteri …

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Cryptocoryne Wendtii ‘Tropica’ Growing Guide – Updated for 2022 (growing, feeding & propagating)

Cryptocoryne Wendtii ‘Tropica’ is a truly unique plant whose leaves offer a stunning contrast against the traditional green of most aquarium plants. In my experience, this slow-growing plant grows well, even in lower light tanks, and is suitable for use in the midground of medium to larger tanks. Originating from Sri Lanka, Cryptocoryne Wendtii ‘Tropica’ …

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