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.

Monstera Deliciosa Plant Tissue Culture at Home

Tissue Culture Monstera Deliciosa at Home

Monstera deliciosa is a well-known houseplant around the world. Monstera Deliciosa Albo Variegata is a well known more expensive version. Many aroids can be propagated with plant tissue cultured at home, and with little fuss. Making media for Monstera deliciosa is not hard to do. Full strength MS (Murashige and …

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Buy Now! Plant Tissue Culture: A Home Based Guide (How to Practice Plant Tissue Culture on a Budget)

Plant Tissue Culture: A Home-Based Guide (How to Practice Plant Tissue Culture at Home)

Buy Now to Learn How to Practice Plant Tissue Culture at Home Do you want to grow more plants faster and in less space? If so, this how-to guide is for you. Plant tissue culture can be done at home without expensive lab grade gear. Inside, you will find easy …

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Anjarakandy River Biotope of Kerala India


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)

odessa_barb_Pethia padamya

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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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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