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Water Colors Aquarium Gallery Podcast
84. Beginner Planted Aquarium Mistakes

In this Top 5 episode, the Water Colors Aquarium Gallery team discusses beginner mistakes specific to planted aquariums. There are many missteps that most, if not all, hobbyists seem prone to making that can be easily avoided. Check out this episode to hear some advice that just might save you from the blunders our team has experienced.

Species Mentioned in this Episode:
Anubias spp.
Cryptocoryne spp.
Betta hendra
– Ambulia (Limnophila sessiliflora)
Corydoras spp.
– Java fern (Leptochilus pteropus)
– Italian Val (Vallisneria spiralis)
– Contortion Val (Vallisneria asiatica)
– American/Jungle Val (Vallisneria americana)
– Nana Val (Vallisneria gracilis)
– Dwarf Sagittaria (Sagittaria subulata)
Limnophila spp.
– Silver Dollar (Metynnis argenteus)
– Common molly (Poecilia sphenops)
– Boeseman’s rainbowfish (Melanotaenia boesemani)
– Turquoise rainbowfish (Melanotaenia lacustris)
– Red-Eye tetra (Moenkhausia sanctaefilomenae)
– Goldfish (Carassius auratus)
– Cichlids (Family: Cichlidae)
– Buffalo-Head cichlid (Steatocranus casuarius)
– Plecos (Family: Loricariidae)
– Panda Garra (Garra flavatra)
– Duckweed (Lemna minor)
– Dwarf Hairgrass (Eleocharis parvula)
– “HC Cuba” (Hemianthus callitrichoides)
– Pearlweed (Hemianthus glomeratus)
– Crypt. wendtii (Cryptocoryne wendtii)
– Lucky bamboo/ Ribbon sword (Dracaena sanderiana)
Acorus spp.
Dracaena variegatus
– Peace lily (Spathiphyllum spp.)
– Purple waffle (Hemigraphis alternata)
– Buce (Bucephalandra spp.)
– Monte Carlo (Micranthemum ‘Monte Carlo’)
Rotala spp.
Ammannia spp.
– Albino Sterba’s Cory Catfish (Corydoras sterbai)
– Water Wisteria (Hygrophila difformis)
– Crypt spiralis (Cryptocoryne spiralis)
Ludwigia spp.
– Java moss (Vesicularia dubyana)

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