If the plant in your tank turns yellow, it's most likely that the plant has died. If you recently purchased your BioSphere, please reach out to the store that you purchased it from and inquire about their warranty policy.
For the safety of the BioSphere, you want to remove the plant. The plant can be easily removed from the tank by gently pulling it straight up.
The plant is an essential part of the Nitrogen Cycle and it adds beauty to their habitat!
You can replace your plant with any 4-inch Lucky Bamboo, Java Fern, Sagittaria Grass, Hornwort, or Anubias - that you can typically find at a pet store that sells aquatic animals. To add Lucky Bamboo or Sagitarra Grass, push the plant down into the gravel/sand with your fingers, tucking the roots into the sand. Once it has hit the bottom of the tank, gently push the decorative rocks around the plant to hold it in place - while the roots grow into the colored gravel and sand. It's okay if some of the roots are exposed.
Java Fern and Anubias do well when they are not tucked into the sand. Use the large rocks to secure them in place on top of the gravel. Hornwort also looks great as a floating plant and is not required to tuck into the sand.
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One Frog Eating More Than Another
African Dwarf Frogs are known to typically have poor eyesight - and tend to be bottom feeders. The pellets are created so that they will sink. On occasion, one frog may have a keener sense than the other. We recommend adding an additional day of ...
Generally, algae is not harmful to the frogs, but if you are like me, you don't like the way it looks! Here is a little information to try: There are a few factors that can start the growth of algae in your Biosphere: 1) The Nitrate Level is high, ...
Replacing your Classic BioSphere
Sometimes it is necessary to replace your BioSphere. The attached videos will assist with setting up your new BioSphere.
On rare occasions, "black" ick forms in the BioSphere. There are few types of black ick including invasive bacteria (most common) and black algae (very rare). While it will not harm the frogs, it will harm the bacteria that sustain the BioSphere. ...