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Aquatic Plants


We receive fresh shipments of plants from Denmark every Monday afternoon. If there is something that you want that is not in stock, let us know and we will order it for you. For out of town shipments, it is best to have your order in by Saturday. The best days for shipping are Monday and Tuesday so that your plants won’t sit in the post office over the weekend.

Algae Control

Arghhhh! What’s happening to my aquarium? Unfortunately, one of the constant battles in aquarium keeping is keeping the algae in check. Every aquarium has some, even the gorgeous masterpieces that you see pictures of online. The problem arises when you see the algae first before you see the beautiful fish and plants. One thing is […]

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Visitors from Tropica

Tropica plants have been such a huge success in Canada and it was time for Lars Green – Managing Director and Charlotte S. Have – Management Assistant of “Tropica Aquarium Plants” to travel all the way from their headquarters in Denmark to visit Vancouver.  They missed the “heat wave” by a day and only saw […]

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Tropica Plants

For a complete listing of Tropica 1 2 Grow! Tropica Potted plants and Tropica substrates and plant care products click here. Tropica Plants are the best aquatic plants in the world. Grown in Denmark and shipped weekly to Aquariums West. We are so happy to have a steady supply of these gorgeous plants from a […]

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Tropica Substrates

Aquarium Soil Aquarium Soil ensures good and active growth from the beginning, and boosts the red plant shades. It is a complete substrate, which can be used without any other types of bottom layer. Aquarium Soil is further an active bottom layer that lowers the pH value and slightly affects the water chemistry. We recommend […]

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Plant deficiencies

If your plants aren’t looking as good as they should you may want to have a look at this guide to determine what the problem is.

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