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Emersed and Submersed plants

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Emersed and Submersed plants

Many varieties of aquatic plant are interchangeable in their ability to live emersed or submersed. But, when you decide on the look you are going for, do not change their environment too often. It will cause them stress, and they will likely die. When you know what you want, and change their environment to suit, it can take up to months for a plant to adapt. Patience is key.

 

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Setting up a New Aquarium Part 2

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Setting up a New Aquarium Part 2

Plant selection is also very important, all too often pet shops sell non-aquatic plants as aquatic plants, this is a recipe for disaster as they will not last long submersed underwater in your aquarium. We at the fish room do not carry not aquatic plants, to give you the best possible chance of having your plants survive.

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The German Ram Microgeophagus ramirezi- The gem of the community

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The German Ram Microgeophagus ramirezi- The gem of the community

The German Ram has to be one of the nicest looking dwarf cichlids available within our hobby here in New Zealand. With its beautiful blue shimmer, golden face and rainbow tones throughout its fin, I can say without doubt it was one fish that never stuck around long in our shop and for good reason.

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Let's talk about low tech planted aquarium. Part 2

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Let's talk about low tech planted aquarium. Part 2

Plant selection is a vitally important cog in this whole system, if we pick the wrong plant we are doomed from the second it goes under the water line in your aquarium

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