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Water Colors Aquarium Gallery
Water Colors Aquarium Gallery
170. Nano Plants (Note: audio technical difficulties)

Aquacaping is all about scale and perspective. Using the incorrect plants in nano tanks can often ruin the sense of scale. In this episode, the Water Colors team discusses their top 5 plants suitable for smaller tanks! There is a variety of species covered, ranging in color, texture, and care. This comprehensive list should provide a great reference for new and experienced aquarists alike! What’s your favorite plant for nano aquariums?

*Editor’s note: We experienced a few minor audio issues in this episode, apologies for the inconvenience


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Species mentioned in this episode:

  • Microsword, lilaeopsis novae-zelandiae, lilaeopsis mauritiana
  • Golden nesaea, ammania pedicellata
  • Anubias ‘nana petite’, anubias baertier var. ‘nana’
  • Marsilea quadrifolia, marsilea crenata, marsilea minuta
  • Hydrocotyle tripartita
  • Valisneria gracilis
  • Juncus repens
  • Pogostemon helferi
  • Rotala mexicana
  • Crypt parva, crypt lucens, crypt willisii
  • Marimo moss balls
  • Sußwassertang
  • Cardinal plant, lobelia cardinalis
  • Ammania gracilis
  • Mini bolbitis, Bolbitis Heteroclita ‘Difformis
  • Bucephalandra, ‘needle leaf mini’
  • Micranthemum 
  • Dwarf hair grass, Eleocharis Parvula
  • Glossostigma
  • Dwarg sagittaria, Sagittaria subulata
  • Blyxa japonica
  • Rosette sword, Echinodorus parviflorus
  • Eriocaulon ‘Vietnam’

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