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With so many different types of species of floating aquatic plants, you can definitely find the one that fits your aquarium the best. However you might be wondering why would you have floating plants in your tank? Well, today I’m going to share some of the benefits of having such plants in your aquarium.
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Setting up your planted aquarium starts with your aquarium design. How do you want your aquarium to look? Then want to learn about the different types of aquatic plants and how to keep them, and also the equipment needs of a planted aquarium. These articles give in depth information for each of the stage, from getting started, to plant care, to growing new plants! Floating aquarium plants | Benefits & types | Aquariadise
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Fifteen years ago there was only one basic way to set up a planted tank (or a reef tank) but these days the different ways that it is possible to grow a planted tank are endless. For the substrate you can use sand, clay pellets, gravel or mineralized soil. The filter can be any number of options, as with the lights, and for carbon dioxide you may have to choose between ceramic diffusers, in-tank reactors, external reactors or even direct venturi injection of CO2 into the tank. Likewise, the types of plants that are used in an aquarium will greatly determine the type of equipment that is required and the type of planted aquarium that will be employed. Just as there are bulletin boards that have multiple subforums catering to the special interests of marine aquarists, so too do the freshwater aquarium bulletin boards have subforums catering to increasingly specialized freshwater planted aquarists.Special Tips
A unique type of gravel, called Laterite, which is a clay based gravel mixed with fertilizers can be used in the aquarium substrate for live plants. This type of mix will provide all the necessary nutrients for good root growth and development, the basis for healthy plants. There are also many “new” types of substrates available that are high in iron content so that laterite is not needed. These substrates are specially mixed and balanced to provide all the correct minerals for root growth and textured surface area for root attachment.The Dutch planted aquarium is the equivalent of the Berlin reef method, both of which had their origins in Europe. In the beginning Dutch style aquariums were a particular way to keep a planted tank that included the use of Poor Man's Dosing Drops (PMDD), substrate heating cables, laterite, CO2 injection, and high powered sodium vapor lights. Many of these features of the Dutch planted aquarium either became ubiquitous or obsolete and the name is more synonymous with using "Old School" plants and arranging an abundance of stem plants of very different types in separate but closely spaced bunches. The Dutch aquarium plant layout is basically an extension of the dutch terrestrial gardening philosophy of planting very uniform and neatly arranged rows of plants. Freshwater plants are not as rigid as terrestrial plants so the arrangement criteria is not strictly followed and the concept is a basic guideline. Although many aquarist may intentionally or unintentionally arrangetheir plants in this very orderly way, few aquarists will openly admit to being Dutch style aquatic gardeners.There are a wide variety of plants for sale in aquarium stores and it is important to learn a little bit about the different types available. Occasionally non-aquatic plants are sold for aquarium use and these species should be avoided. Also to be avoided are any red or purple colored plants These species require very bright light and will often die or revert to green coloration inside the average aquarium. It is also important to realize that many aquarium plants (bog plants) only spend part of their life underwater. They will try to grow above the water (emersed growth) and can get quite big outside the tank. Fortunately, many of these plants only require occasional trimming to keep them under water.