Pond Plants – Why Are They Beneficial?

Aquatic Plants

There are several pond plants that are beneficial to the ecosystem. Plants and water have a noteworthy growth relationship between them as they depend on each other. Aquatic pond plants, also scientifically known as hydrophytes, have unique characteristics. They have a growth trait where they grow best when submerged in clean, fresh water.  Do not confuse clean water with easy living.  Why?  Because these plants live in a highly hostile and active environment. The living environment of aquatic plants consists … Read more

Java Fern – A Welcome Addition To Your Pond Or Aquarium!

Microsorum pteropus

The Java Fern, or Microsorum pteropus to give its proper scientific name, is often considered to be a collective term for a huge variety of plants. In truth, the java fern is one single species of aquatic plants. However, because of the sheer variety of shapes and sizes that are found in the leaves of the fern, you could be forgiven for thinking otherwise. This is a species of plant where each individual specimen can look completely different to all … Read more

Is Your Pond Ecosystem Vital For Success?

healthy pond ecosystem

Like any ecosystem, your pond ecosystem is an extremely delicate and a highly complex place.  All the way from algae to sharks and whales, everything in the oceans and by extension everything in your pond ecosystem has its role to play. And each creature plays an equally important and vital part in keeping the entire pond ecosystem healthy and efficient. What many people don’t realize about an ecosystem is how big an impact the creatures at the bottom of the … Read more

Beautiful Pond Plants Never Go Out Of Style!

Get quality pond plants and aquarium plants

Pond plants are a great way to add color and diversity to your tank and home. If your fish tank or pond is purposefully designed to be a focal point or centrepiece within a particular area of your home, then its presence will have a far reaching effect on the appearance and feel of the space. Most fish tanks of reasonable size have the ability to take over a room and draw your attention and that of any visitors to your … Read more