Bright To Very Bright

These plants require a high-intensity light for a large proportion of daylight hours. In most cases, fluorescent tubes will not provide sufficient light to promote good growth. Use metal-halide or mercury vapor lamps.

Cabomba Piauhyensis

Above: Red plants, such as this Myriophyllum tuberculatum, thrive in very bright light.

Alternanthera reineckii Ammannia gracilis Bacopa monnieri Blyxa echinosperma Blyxa japĆ³nica Cabomba aqua tica Cabomba piauhyensis Cryptocoryne parva Didiplis diandra Echinodorus macrophyllus Eichhornia azurea Eichhornia crassipes Eleocharis parvula Eusteralis stellata Fontinalis antipyretica Glossostigma elatinoides Heteranthera zosterifolia Hydrocotyle sibthorpioides Hydrocotyle verticillata Hygrophila corymbosa 'Crispa' Hygrophila corymbosa 'Strigosa' Hygrophila difformis Hygrophila guianensis Hygrophila strlcta Lilaeopsis novae-zelandiae

Llmnophila aquatica Limnophila indica Limnophila sessiliflora Ludwigia brevipes Ludwigia glandulosa Ludwigia palustris any variety Lysimachia nummularia Micranthemum umbrosum Myriophyllum aquaticum Myriophyllum hippuroides Myriophyllum sea brat um Myriophyllum tuberculatum Nesaea crassicaulis Nymphaea lotus var. rubra Nymphaea stellata Nymphoides aquatica Potamogeton crispus Potamogeton gayii Rotala macrandra Rotala wallichii Shinnersia rivularis Trapa natans

Bacopa monnieri Bacopa rotundifolia Barclaya longifolia Bolbitis heudelotii Cabomba caroliniana Cardamine lyrata Ceratophyllum submersum Ceratopteris cornuta Crassula helmsii Crinum natans Crinum thaianum Cryptocoryne albida Cryptocoryne balansae Cryptocoryne beckettii Cryptocoryne ciliata Cryptocoryne moehlmannii Cryptocoryne siamensis Cryptocoryne undulata Cryptocoryne wendtii Cryptocoryne willisii Echinodorus amazonicus Echinodorus bleheri Echinodorus bolivianus

Below: Echinodorus osiris is typical

Echinodorus Amazonicus

Echinodorus grandiflorus Echinodorus horemanii Echinodorus major

Below: Echinodorus osiris is typical

The COMPLETE guide to Aquariums

The COMPLETE guide to Aquariums

The word aquarium originates from the ancient Latin language, aqua meaning water and the suffix rium meaning place or building. Aquariums are beautiful and look good anywhere! Home aquariums are becoming more and more popular, it is a hobby that many people are flocking too and fish shops are on the rise. Fish are generally easy to keep although do they need quite a bit of attention. Puppies and kittens were the typical pet but now fish are becoming more and more frequent in house holds. In recent years fish shops have noticed a great increase in the rise of people wanting to purchase aquariums and fish, the boom has been great for local shops as the fish industry hasnt been such a great industry before now.

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