Caladium bicolor

Origin: Tropical jungles

This attractive plant produces spade-shaped leaves on long stems above the water surface. Many leaf forms are available, but most have a white or red center and green edging. This plant is commonly available, both as an aquatic and terrestrial garden plant, but will survive fully submerged for only six to eight weeks. It is better used above water, with the roots trailing into the aquarium. If It is kept in its original pot It will stay healthy, but grow very slowly and produce shorter stems, which may be an

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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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