Terrarium/Carnivorous

Recommended Plants

  1. Venus Fly Trap (Dionaea Muscipula)
    Venus Fly Trap (Dionaea Muscipula) Wide green leaves and very long teeth on the trap.
  2. Scarlet Belle (Sarracenia Scarlett Belle)
    Sarracenia Scarlet Belle, one of many carnivorous plants native to the United States.
  3. Sarracenia Leucophylla 'Tarnok' (Double Flowered White Top Pitcher Plant)
    In flower, Sarracenia 'Tarnok' is truly something worth inviting the garden club over to see.
  4. Dwarf Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon Japonica Var. 'Kyoto Dwarf')
    Dwarf Mondo Grass has thin dark green leaves that are stiff and mimic blades of turf grass.
  5. Arrowhead White (Syngonium Podophyllum V. 'White Butterfly')
    Give it bright light and lightly moist soil, and you'll find that it's otherwise low-maintenance.
  1. Acorus gramineus

    Common names of the Acorus gramineus are Japanese sweet flag, dwarf sedge, Grass-leaved sweet...
    veryslow
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette; rhizome or creeping stem; emergent aquatic plant
    • Size - Height: 10 - 50 cm; Width: 10 - 20 cm
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10-40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 4 to 28 °C / 18 to 23 °C (Optimal)
    • Placement - Midground
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    Sep 8, 2017
  2. Acorus Variegated (Sweetflag)

    Also known as variegated Acorus, this terrarium plant is sometimes used as an aquarium plant.
    slow
    mediumhigh
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Araceae
    • Size - Moderate growing to 10 in. tall, 4 to 6 in. wide; slowly spreads wider.
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 4 to 30 °C / 17 to 25 °C (optimal)
    • Placement - Midground
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    Oct 22, 2017
  3. Aluminum Plant (Pilea Cadierei)

    Dark green leaves with beautiful silver markings between the veins.
    veryslow
    high
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Stem
    • Size - Height: 0.75 to 1.00 feet ; Spread: 0.50 to 0.75 feet
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 60-75 ºF (15-23 ºC)
    • Placement - Midground
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    Oct 23, 2017
  4. Arrowhead Red (Syngonium Podophyllum V. 'Regina Red')

    Red Arrowhead will not live in an aquarium, and its leaves are toxic to aquatic life.
    moderate
    medium
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Height: Up to 4 feet
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 5 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 20 - 28 C
    • Placement - Midground
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    Updated:
    Nov 16, 2017
  5. Arrowhead White (Syngonium Podophyllum V. 'White Butterfly')

    Give it bright light and lightly moist soil, and you'll find that it's otherwise low-maintenance.
    moderate
    medium
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Height Range: 18-24" (46-61cm)
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 5-40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 22 - 26 C
    • Placement - Midground
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    Updated:
    Nov 16, 2017
  6. Bamboo Curly

    A species of Dracaena, Bamboo can survive in many indoor conditions
    moderate
    mediumhigh
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - 6" tall with 2 or more inches of curl, 2 or more inches of leaf growth, and established roots
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 59°F - 80°F
    • Placement - Background
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    Updated:
    Nov 6, 2017
  7. Dana's Delight Pitcher Plant (Sarracenia Dana's Delight)

    Certainly the most effortless of all the predatory plants to develop and is superb for novices
    slow
    mediumhigh
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Carnivorous plant
    • Size - Height 6-12'
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 72-78° F
    • Placement - Midground
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    Updated:
    Oct 23, 2017
  8. Dragon Flame (Hemigraphis Repanda)

    This plant is tolerant of a huge variety of water conditions, and does nicely in crowded tanks.
    moderate
    medium
    easy
    • Plant Type - Stem
    • Size - Maximum size: 2"
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 20 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 18 to 30 °C
    • Placement - Background
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    Updated:
    Nov 2, 2017
  9. Dwarf Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon Japonica Var. 'Kyoto Dwarf')

    Dwarf Mondo Grass has thin dark green leaves that are stiff and mimic blades of turf grass.
    slow
    medium
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Terrarium Plant
    • Size - Dwarf forms, not over 4–5 cm
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 5 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 18 to 26 °C
    • Placement - Background
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    Updated:
    Nov 16, 2017
  10. Janet Craig (Pineapple Plant) (Dracaena Compacta)

    Like the name suggests, this plant resembles the top of a pineapple.
    slow
    mediumhigh
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Height‎: ‎up to 2 m (6 ft)
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 60-75°F/16-24°C
    • Placement - Midground
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    Updated:
    Oct 30, 2017
  11. Judith Hindle (Sarraceia Judith Hindle)

    It is well loved by many for its uniform shape and tall sturdy red leaves.
    moderate
    medium
    hard
    • Plant Type - Carnivorous, compact hybrid pitcher plant
    • Size - Height 6-12'
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 60°F (15°C) to 90°F (32°C)
    • Placement - Background
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    Updated:
    Nov 8, 2017
  12. Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon Japonica)

    Clump forming, spreading perennial with strap formed curving darkgreen leaves.
    veryslow
    medium
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Bog Plant; Rosette Plants
    • Size - Mature plant size: 10 inch (25 cm) H x 12 inch (30 cm) W
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 64-79° F (18-26° C)
    • Placement - Background
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    Updated:
    Nov 8, 2017
  13. Palm Bella (Chamaedorea Elegans)

    Best utilized as a terrarium plant this palm has been used in aquariums.
    fast
    broadspectrum
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - (20cm to 2ft tall) they can grow to 2-3 metres tall if given the right conditions
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 18 to 24 °C (Optimal)
    • Placement - Midground
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    Updated:
    Oct 29, 2017
  14. Sanderiana Green (Dracaena Borinquensis)

    Dracaena borinquensis is most commonly used as a landscape plant or in terrariums.
    moderate
    mediumhigh
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Plant size: 5 feet, though this won't happen in aquariums. The leaves can grow 9 inches
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 16°C - 24°C / 60°F - 75°F
    • Placement - Midground
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    Updated:
    Nov 4, 2017
  15. Sanderiana Variegated (Dracaena Sanderiana)

    Has been used as an aquarium plant also because of its potential to be submerged for short durations
    moderate
    high
    easy
    • Plant Type - Rosette
    • Size - Plant size: 5 feet, though this won't happen in aquariums. The leaves can grow 9 inches
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 10 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 16°C - 24°C / 60°F - 75°F
    • Placement - Midground
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    Updated:
    Nov 5, 2017
  16. Sarracenia Leucophylla 'Tarnok' (Double Flowered White Top Pitcher Plant)

    In flower, Sarracenia 'Tarnok' is truly something worth inviting the garden club over to see.
    moderate
    medium
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Perennial, Carnivorous, Aquatic
    • Size - Height: 24" tall
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 5 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 22 - 26 C
    • Placement - Midground
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    Updated:
    Nov 16, 2017
  17. Scarlet Belle (Sarracenia Scarlett Belle)

    Sarracenia Scarlet Belle, one of many carnivorous plants native to the United States.
    moderate
    mediumhigh
    moderate
    • Plant Type - simple hybrid
    • Size - Up to 16"
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 5 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 22 - 28°C
    • Placement - Background
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    Updated:
    Nov 16, 2017
  18. Venus Fly Trap (Dionaea Muscipula)

    Venus Fly Trap (Dionaea Muscipula) Wide green leaves and very long teeth on the trap.
    slow
    high
    moderate
    • Plant Type - Terrarium/Carnivorous Rosette
    • Size - Max Growth (approx): 3 - 10 cm long stems.
    • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) - 5 to 40 mg/l
    • Temperature - 60°- 90°F (15°- 32°C)
    • Placement - Background
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    Updated:
    Nov 16, 2017