1. reply #5. big_sw2000. Decide on the spot of the wood or rock you wish to attach the plant to. http://youtu.be/Y1wi3PfHGPs, How To Attach Plants To Driftwood & Bogwood. Firstly you will need the medium you will be attaching your plants to. Multiple ways are available to attach plants to driftwood. 6 years ago. How to attach plants to driftwood & bogwood Bucephalandra is the prettiest, in my opinion. You can add a java fern plant to a piece of driftwood for the best look. For some live plants, you needn’t plant into the gravel/substrate because they are easy to take care of. Java fern grows up to 8 inches tall and it is particularly well-suited to cichlid tanks. As any good aquarist knows, aquarium plants are key to a beautiful and successful aquascape. SUPPORT ME ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/EverydayAquarist, Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EverydayAquaristBlog, ================================================. Other plants which can grow readily on either medium are Bolbitus heudelotii, Pogostomon helferi, Cryptocoryne spp and all of the moss varieties you will find for aquariums. Native to Southeast Asia, it is commonly used in freshwater aquariums. Much like the substrate and filter media in an aquarium, driftwood promotes the growth of beneficial bacteria. But it's easy to get the plants to do this. That is an example of an e-bay store that sells plants already attached to rocks/driftwood etc. Below you will find a list of recommended plants to use with driftwood: Java Fern – This low-maintenance plant produces long, finger-like leaves in a bright green color. Aquarium Plants on wood/rock can be used to create instant mature look. thank you, aquatic lover, for coming to this site and read these tips and tricks on attaching Java Fern plant to aquarium stone and driftwood, don’t forget to follow our Aquascaping Aquarium plants in Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. In this case, you can simply place the fern and driftwood into your aquarium as-is, since Java ferns grow best when attached to driftwood or stone. Java Moss. However, you will need to either tie or glue them to the rock for at least a few weeks. Anubias is one of the popular plants in the aquarium hobby. It looks amazingly beautiful. Not all plants are suitable for growing on rock or wood. This plant is very hardy so it is an ideal choice for beginners It doesn’t have real roots. There are however different ways to attach the plants to the objects, and some plants require different parameters to thrive. Texas holey rock, or any aquarium rock with structure. And mini-claw hair clips work great for clipping around roots and burying under gravel. Another plant you could use is pearl weed, would require frequent trimming. Generally the plants will take around two months the attach fully. Let us recommend you the top 5 plants we should attach on Natural Driftwood and Bonsai Driftwood. It usually has diagonal lines running from the center vein to the leaf perimeter. Make sure to cure these first by boiling in a pan of water. It’s best suited for wider aquariums as a centerpiece. Remember to allow space for the plants to grow, so don’t bunch them together to densely. Tips On How To Attach Plants To Driftwood Attaching aquarium plants to driftwood is not very hard at all, but there are a few tips that you want to follow in order to get the job done properly. Used clear silicone ponytail bands to attach to rocks and driftwood. Both are safe for attaching plants in an aquarium. An assortment of driftwood I recently found on the beaches of Santa Barbara.. The most commonly used plants for wood are Anubias spp or Microsorum spp. It is incredibly easy to do yourself and will save you money, as most aquarium shops will charge way over the cost of making them for plants … Any thoughts on what would make decorative, Swords won't actually attach to wood. Which plants? Java moss is a moss belonging to the Hypnaceae family. Aquatic plants with strong roots are best suited for anchoring using driftwood. If using rocks make sure they are suitable for use by putting a little bit of vinegar on them, if it fizzes or bubbles do not use it. We're confident you'll be impressed with the quality of our plants so much that we guarantee your plants to … The … You’ll find the best aquarium plants that can grow on driftwood and rock. Attach some live plants to the hardscape. Place a fern that's attached to driftwood into your tank. Just put "live aquarium plants" into search on e-bay. It is very common to attach moss to driftwood in an aquarium, such as Java mossor other plants on driftwood in an aquarium. Once you finish your planting, you only need to fill the fish tank up with water. It’s often attached to a piece of slate to keep the stump upright. This is usually driftwood or bogwood, but can also include rocks. 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