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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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Test Kits for Biotope Data Project

Test Kits for Biotope Data Project

Hobbyists and explorers need a reliable tool to collect important field data and to monitor their tank conditions. In order to do this properly, there has to be some kind of standard to measure against. The most important one being a good test kit. We know everyone doesn’t have access …

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