1- coldpack

At least one cold pack is HIGHLY suggested for the summer months.

Plants do not ship well in hot weather.

Please add @ least one to each order especially with red aquarium plants and grassy plants. Please read terms on refunds on plants.

Aponogeton Natans

Aponogeton bovinianus bulb

Aponogeton boivinianus is one of the most precious aquarium plants available. Given the right environmental conditions this plant can grow very heavy and it is thus suitable for large tanks only. On full-grown individuals, the petiole is up to 20 cm long and the length of the blade up to 60 cm and 8 cm wide. The old leaves are dark green whereas the younger are brighter green and sometimes brownish until fully developed. A. boivinianus is a rather easy plant and it thrives well in a nutrient rich substrate and in water ranging from weakly alkaline to acid and from medium hard to soft. A. boivinianus is a stream plant and thus it likes some water movements in the aquarium. Like many of the Aponogetons, A. boivinianus requires a rest period once a year and we therefore recommend keeping the plant in a pot so that the plant is easily removed from the tank. Store the tuber in a cool and dry place for a couple of months before replanting it into the aquarium.
 

Aponogeton bovinianus Large

 

Aponogeton bovinianus medium

 

Aponogeton bovinianus small

 

Aponogeton bovinianus XL

 

Aponogeton Capuroni Bulb

Aponogeton Capuroni Small

Aponogeton Crispus Small

Aponogeton crispus is among the most valuable and beautiful aquarium plants. It has translucently bright to dark green leaves which reach a length of 30 cm. The blade is gently crispate - hence the scientific name crispus - and is carried on a30-cm long petiole. Aponogeton crispus prefers a nutrient rich substrate with clay and it adapts quite easily to the environment in most aquaria. The inflorescence is an emergent spike with white or cream coloured flowers which can be artificially pollinated with a fine brush. Alternatively, Aponogeton crispuscan be reproduced by dividing the tuberous rootstock.

In Nature the plant primarily grows in temporal ponds which dry out during the dry season and during this period the Aponogeton crispus lies dormant. However, the plant does not require such a dormancy period in the aquarium.

 

Aponogeton Longlplumulosis Bulb

Aponogeton longiplumulosus has large, fluted leaves, making it a wonderful plant which can be recommended for large aquariums. It is relatively undemanding, and makes no special demands on water quality. It also flowers frequently, making it a beautiful addition to any large open aquarium. It stops growing at regular intervals, but normally starts again after a few weeks of dormancy.

Author: Tropica
 

Aponogeton Longlplumulosis Large

 

Aponogeton Longlplumulosis medium

Aponogeton longiplumulosus
Family: Aponogetonaceae
Scientific Name: Aponogeton longiplumulosus
Common Name:
Distribution: Cultivar
Height: 35-60
Width: 25-50
Light Required: medium-very high
Temperature: 18-26
pH: 5.5-8
Ease of care: medium
Notes:

Aponogeton longiplumulosus has large, fluted leaves, making it a wonderful plant which can be recommended for large aquariums. It is relatively undemanding, and makes no special demands on water quality. It also flowers frequently, making it a beautiful addition to any large open aquarium. It stops growing at regular intervals, but normally starts again after a few weeks of dormancy.

Author: Tropica

Aponogeton Longlplumulosis Small

Aponogeton longiplumulosus
Family: Aponogetonaceae
Scientific Name: Aponogeton longiplumulosus
Common Name:
Distribution: Cultivar
Height: 35-60
Width: 25-50
Light Required: medium-very high
Temperature: 18-26
pH: 5.5-8
Ease of care: medium
Notes:

Aponogeton longiplumulosus has large, fluted leaves, making it a wonderful plant which can be recommended for large aquariums. It is relatively undemanding, and makes no special demands on water quality. It also flowers frequently, making it a beautiful addition to any large open aquarium. It stops growing at regular intervals, but normally starts again after a few weeks of dormancy.

Author: Tropica

Aponogeton Madagascar Lace Bulb

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Aponogeton madagascariensis is without comparison among the oddest plants in ouraquaria. Instead of normal mesophyll, a lattice full ofholes develops and this makes the plant a rarity in every botanical garden or collection of water plants. However, Aponogeton madagascariensis is a very difficult plant to growand should be kept as a proud solitary plant only inspecialised aquaria. It requires a nutrient and calcarious substrate with frequent water replacement because it tends to loose the older leaves in 'oldwater'.

Also, Aponogeton madagascariensis prefers diffused indirect light as it comes from shady banks and brooks with no direct sunshine. In allcircumstances this is a very diffucul plant to culturealso because the many different varieties require quite different environmental conditions. Nowadays, Aponogetonmadagascariensis is also produced from tissue cultures.

Author: Tropica
 

Aponogeton Madagascar Lace Large

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Aponogeton Madagascar Lace Medium

 

Aponogeton Madagascar Lace Small

 

Aponogeton rigidifolius

Aponogeton rigidifolius has sturdy plant with wavy crispate and robust leaves.The plant prefers moderate to high water currents andtherefore at suitable place for Aponogeton rigidifolius is nearby the filter. It is slow growing and it takes a couple of months before it forms abeautiful plant, but as most other Aponogetons it benefits from a nutrient rich substrate. CaCO3 will precipitate on the leaves if grown in hard water Aponogeton rigidifolius iseasily reproduced by dividing the rhizome - the plant hasa rhizome in contrast to most other Aponogetons which have a tuberous rootstock. In addition, the plant does not require any dormancy.
Author: Tropica
 

Aponogeton Ulvaceus bulb

Aponogeton ulvaceusis a stout plant which demands large tanks with a goodamount of water surface. The leaves are translucent,bright green with a narrowed leaf base. The leaves aretypical 20-50 cm long (occasionally up to 100 cm atoptimum growth conditions), 3-10 cm broad and wavy on thesides. The primary form of Aponogeton ulvaceusis rather rare, and most available plants are hybrids. Asmany other Aponogetons this plant requires a period of rest. In winter cut off the roots and leavesand put it into unwashed sand in flowerpots in cold waterfor two months in a dark place. Or less circumstantial, place the tuber in a flowerpot on the windowsill together with a ordinary plant which never dries out. After this period of rest, put it back into the tank.
Author: Tropica
 

Aponogeton Ulvaceus Large

 

Aponogeton Ulvaceus Medium

 

Aponogeton Ulvaceus Small

 

Aponogeton Ulvaceus Xtra large

 

Aponogeton Undulatus

Crinum calamistratum

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Crinum calamistratum is a very graceful bulbous plant with dark-green, very narrow leaves. It forms smaller bulbs than the other Crinum species, and demands more light. In the aquarium, plants that are thriving form a number of small bulbs. It is not eaten by herbivorous fish. It can also be used in brackish aquariums with low salt concentrations.

Author: Tropica
 

Crinum natans

Crinum natansdoes have any special requirements as to water or light and it even tolerates weakly brackish water. Be sure,however, to cover only half of the bulb with a substrate poor in nutrients and decomposing organic compounds - if the bulb is covered completely it will going to rot. Crinum natans it is only suitable for large aquaria whereit proves to be a graceful solitary plant. It is a slow growing plant but once it has attained its full size the wavy leaves will float on the surface - 'natans' means floating! The plant is less light demanding and hasbroader leaves than Crinum calamistratum. Older individuals willingly set adventitious bulbs, and these new bulbs are the easiest way of propagating the plant though propagation from seeds is quite easy, too. Crinum natans is 'cichlid-safe' plant because the fish do not like the very sturdy fibres of the leaves. See also fish-proof plants from Tropica Aquarium Plants.
Author: Tropica

Crinum Thaianum Water Onion

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Crinum thaianum is abulbous plant with very long strap-shaped leaves, 1 to 3cm wide. Some individuals are able to attain a leaf length of 4 m. It is an unpretentious plant apart fromthe requirements to space. Crinum thaianum benefits from a nutrient rich substrate but the bulb is vulnerable to rot. This can be avoided by cutting off the longest roots before planting as they are most subjected to rotting. It is reproduced by adventitious bulbs onlarge individuals. Crinum thaianum is not eaten byfishes which makes it particularly suitable for cichlids aquariums. See also fish-proof plants from Tropica Aquarium Plants. Check out the article The search fornew aquarium plants for a habitat picture.
Author: Tropica
 

Dwarf Lilly


  • This attractive plant is generally better suited for forground planting in your aquarium.
  • If you let the leaves reach the surface of your tank this plant will flower at the surface of your water.
 

Nymphaea daubenyana

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  • This is the red plant bottem left in the picture.
  • This is one of the most beautiful plants around and is an easy plant to grow with no special requirements.
  • This plant can be grown under high or low lighting.
  • It makes an awesome addition to any tank. 
  • It ocassionally sends runners up to the top of the tank but generally maintains low lilly like pads.