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Founder at Biotope One. Writer, collaborator, and experimenteur with all things plants. Conservation and plants have always been something I've been interested in so I thought to meld the two and work on something productive for us all.

Anjarakandy River Biotope of Kerala India

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Aquatic plants, fish, substrate, and hardscape. Technical description: Kerala, India located in southwest India.  Clear to slightly stained river water with sandy, gravel, and rocky bottom.  Fish species are varied in their placement from slow-moving to faster more oxygenated waters. India has an abundant number of species suitable for the …

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The Odessa Barb (Pethis padamya)

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Odessa Barb – Pethis padamya Parameters Origin / Habitat: Indonesia, Sumatra Care Level: Easy Size: 3 inches (8 cm) pH: 6 – 7 Temperature: 70°F – 78°F (21°C – 26°C) Water Hardness: 2° to 10° dH The Odessa Barb, Pethis padamya, can rival the colors of many saltwater species. Odessa …

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The Whole World is Suffering From Deforestation

The whole world is suffering from deforestation.

It is the sad reality, but unfortunately, it seems that the international community only cares about the Amazon forest devastation. These shocking images clearly show the huge environmental attacks caused over the last two decades in Mozambique by the economic groups operating in the country in the timber extraction sector, …

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Donate to the Plant Library GoFundMe Campaign

Plant Library GoFundMe Campaign Fundraiser

We have started a GoFundMe (You Can Donate Here) to raise funds for the Plant Library.  You can also send money through Paypal to us at www.Paypal.me/BiotopeOne. We’ve spent several thousand dollars on plant tissue culture equipment and supplies but we still need some more equipment and materials to grow to …

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Latest Trends in Propagation of Aquarium Plants

Latest Trends in Propagation of Aquarium Plants

                                Latest Trends in Propagation of Aquarium Plants As the popularity and importance of aquatic plants in the creation of nature aquariums, manicured aquariums, biotopes, etc, are gaining momentum, conventional methods of propagation of these plants are not able to provide the premium quality plants as per the demand. Moreover, the …

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