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Healthy Aechmeas, Cryptanthus, Neoregelias, and Tillandsias

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About Bromeliads

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Bromeliads are a large family of tropical plants which are primarily epiphytic. The term "epiphyte" describes any plant which typically grows on other plants, instead of in soil. These plants absorb their nutrients & moisture from the air & surroundings, rather than a more typical subterranean root system. The roots on most of the Bromeliads we carry instead act mostly as a natural way for a plant to cling or mount itself to it's surroundings. We've included briefly summarized planting advice in each plant's description below, and we've also got more detailed recommendations for planting epiphytic plants in our Vivarium Construction 101 Article.
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About Our Bromeliads

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We do our best to grow every plant we can ourselves in our indoor grow rooms. That being said, Bromeliads are a necessary exception since doing so would require acres of greenhouses in fair weather year-round. (New England winters can be brutal!) Having said that, we've spent the past 10+ years developing relationships with the best Bromeliad specialists in the USA, and we've taken a few unique steps to ensure the Bromeliads we sell stand out. Below, we'll break down some of what makes our plants unique.
About Our Neoregelias
Upon arrival, we individually process each plant in our bare rooting tool, label it, and place it in extra large grow cells. Since the beginning of 2018, each cell is illuminated with custom lights which blast the plants with a ridiculous amount of PAR light (Over 650µMol/M²S PAR @ 12in!) to ensure the color of each plant increases while it's in our care. In addition, each cell's temperature, misting, drainage, and active ventilation is fully automated to ensure the plants stay as happy & healthy as they can be.
About Our Tillandsias
We've been working with our primary Tillandsia supplier for over a decade, and we've developed a particular way to care for them once they arrive at our shop. After a quick processing procedure & careful inspection, our air plants are placed on species-specific trays & treated to plenty of PAR light (65-100µMol/M²S PAR @ 12in). Automated misting sessions occur on different schedules depending on the specific species, and we use only pure reverse osmosis filtered water to hydrate these plants. Airflow is always important when growing Tillandsias, and the majority of our air plants are in a direct path of oscillating fans which are scheduled to run a few times daily. Going the extra mile to care for our air plants allows certain species to actually color-up while they are in our care, and we're proud of the quality of the finished plants we've got available.
About Our Other Bromeliads
Most of our Aechmeas, Cryptanthus, and Vriesea (not often available) are sourced from a local family-owned specialty greenhouse we've been working with since we opened for business. Cryptanthus & smaller plants are kept in similar conditions to our Tillandsias with plenty of airflow, high humidity, and filtered water to ensure the plants thrive while they are in our care.
Growing Bromeliads In A Bioactive Terrarium / Live Vivarium
Every Bromeliad is different, and the majority we carry prefer to be mounted to a background or hardscape decor. Aechmea & Cryptanthus are the only two Bromeliads which we carry that typically thrives when planted in our live vivarium substrate. Neoregelias & Tillandsias must be mounted up high to thrive, and placing them near a source of PAR light (like our Vivarium Lighting Kits) is an ideal way to ensure they remain colorful after they arrive. We offer an inexpensive Plant Mounting Kit for this purpose, which has some specific advice in it's item description. You can learn more about mounting Tillandsias in our Tillandsia care article, and more about mounting Neoregelias in Vivarium Construction 101. Neoregelias are an especially popular choice with keepers of dart frogs & other small amphibians, since the water-filled axil of the plant can be used for tadpole rearing!
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Plant Size Info

Potted Plants:

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Plant nurseries roughly categorize their plants by pot size, and a plant is made available once it has mostly filled out it's container. Generally speaking, a 4in potted plant is roughly twice the size of a 3in pot, and a 3in potted plant is typically twice the size of a 2in pot. Needless to say, we do our best to offer big & healthy plants which were categorized honestly, and are representative of the photos we've got listed on the site. Every potted plant we sell is shipped bare root, and the root ball of the plant is carefully wrapped in paper towels before it's placed back into it's cleaned pot for shipping. From there, it's wrapped in clean brown packing paper and labeled with it's species before shipping.
 

Live Mats:

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We're proud to offer a brand new way to order plants, and we're loving the results so far. Our Live Mats are grown with plenty of light & the ideal amount of moisture required to form a dense mat. Before shipping, each section is gently separated from it's sealed container, rinsed free of excess potting soil, and carefully placed in a partially inflated airtight bag. Depending on the specific plant, live mats can planted terrestrially or attached to a background to grow epiphytically. These are exceptionally dense portions of plants, so a little can go a long way!
 

Rooted Portions:

How We Ship Rooted Portions Of Terrarium Plants
Some plants we grow are offered in rooted portions, which are slightly smaller portions than would typically be included in a 3in pot. The length and overall portion size depends on the species being offered, but these do include a portion of the root system for easy planting & fast acclimation. When it comes time to ship, we'll carefully separate the portion from it's mother plant, rinse the roots free of potting soil, and carefully wrap the roots in a ball of moist paper towels. From there, the plant is wrapped in clean brown packing paper and labeled with it's species before shipping.
 

Clippings:

How We Ship Clippings For Terrarium Plants
Clippings are the smallest size portion of what we offer. Depending on the species, clippings may or may not include small attached roots. Plants we sell as clippings are typically epiphytic in nature, meaning they'll grow without soil on the surface of another plant (or wood decor, backgrounds, etc). The difficulty in planting clippings depends entirely on the species, so don't hesitate to ask before ordering if you are curious. When it comes time to ship, we carefully clean, wrap, and seal our clippings in partially filled bags to ensure the safest transit possible. Like everything else we sell, these are individually labeled with ID.
 
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Aechmea fasciata

Silver Vase Plant

Aechmea fasciata Aechmea fasciata
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This large, unique Bromeliad is a member of the Aechmea genus. It's versatile enough to thrive as a houseplant, or in very (very!) large vivariums. Over time, a large pink spike with bright blue flowers will grow from the center of the plant's axil. Thrives under bright light with plenty of humidity. Can be planted terrestrially in well draining soil, or epiphytically in a more humid environment. Our largest Bromeliad, this plant is sold nearly Adult Plant With Pup at around 18in. Too big for us to propagate in our grow rooms, Aechmea fasciata is sourced from a trusted, local (Connecticut) grower.
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Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 24-30in 10-11 South America (Brazil)
Lighting Soil Nutrients Water
Bright, filtered sun Very fast draining Mild, balanced (Axil-fed) Keep axil full. Flush occasionally.
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Medium/High
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Rare
Prune dead growth as necessary
Terrestrially: In very fast-draining substrate
Epiphytically: Using Mounting Wire or Mounting Line

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Cryptanthus bivitattus

Earth Star Plant

Cryptanthus bivitattus Cryptanthus bivitattus
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We've got some beautiful Cryptanthus with great coloration and shape available! Ours are healthy, vibrant, and are grown long enough to resemble the healthy plants in the photos above. Colors range from deep green to bright red/pink. All plants will turn bright pink/red when kept in ideal conditions with plenty of PAR light. When kept as a houseplant, we recommend using a mix of 25-50% sterilized sand, 75-50% lightly acidic potting soil. The pictured plant (left) is growing in a 3in pot.
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Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 7-8in+ 10-11 South America (Brazil)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Bright, filtered sunlight 5.5-6.5 Very weak, balanced Keep humid, Allow to dry slightly before watering
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Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
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ABG, V1, or V2
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Rare
Prune dead growth as necessary
Terrestrial or Epiphytic
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Special Instructions
A very versatile plant if humidity is kept high. Survives in average light, but red color grows brighter lots of PAR light.
If planting terrestrially, be sure to place it in substrate which drains well. (Any NEHERP Vivarium Substrate works!)
If planting epiphytically in 55-70% R/H, gently wrap roots in Sphagnum. Higher humidity mounts will not need Sphagnum.

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
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Cryptanthus 'Black Magic'

Cryptanthus Black Magic
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A unique black & silver cultivar of Cryptanthus. It'll thrive in a wide variety of lighting conditions, with high humidity being preferred. Expect white flowers at maturity, and frequent throwing of offsets after that. In brighter light, the white/silver markings grow to be more apparent. The pictured plant is growing in a 4in pot.
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Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 8-10in 10-11 South America (Brazil)*
(Hybrid Cultivar)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Bright filtered light 5.5-6.5 Very weak, balanced Keep humid, Allow to dry slightly before watering
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Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Medium/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
ABG, V1, or V2
(Any Substrate Kit)
Rare
Prune dead growth as necessary
Terrestrial or Epiphytic
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
A very versatile plant if humidity is kept high. Survives in average light, but white/silver color grows brighter lots of PAR light.
If planting terrestrially, be sure to place it in substrate which drains well. (Any NEHERP Vivarium Substrate works!)
If planting epiphytically in 55-70% R/H, gently wrap roots in Sphagnum. Higher humidity mounts will not need Sphagnum.

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Neoregelia 'Chiquita Linda'

Neoregelia 'Chiquita Linda' Neoregelia 'Chiquita Linda'
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Our best selling individually purchased Bromeliad, Chiquita Linda is a hybrid of N. lilliputiana and N. fireball. Color ranges from a spotted red/orange to spotted green depending on lighting, with higher PAR levels bringing out the red & orange hues. This plant produces offsets faster than any other Bromeliad we offer, creating spectacular looking clumps over time.
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Mature Size Lighting Humidity Vivarium Placement
6-7in High/Very High
(Any LED Lighting Kit)
Very High / 65% Min
(Glass Inserts may help!)
Epiphytic / Mount to background or wood/rock decor
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Neoregelia fireball

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Probably the most commonly used vivarium appropriate Bromeliad available today, thanks to it's compact growth pattern & bright red coloration in good conditions. As N. fireball matures under good (high PAR) lighting, the red becomes more and more apparent. We always pull our brightest plants first.
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Mature Size Lighting Humidity Vivarium Placement
11-13in High/Very High
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Very High / 65% Min
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Epiphytic / Mount to background or wood/rock decor
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Neoregelia: Grade B Assortment

Less-than-perfect Bromeliads sold at a discount

Faded Bromeliads
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For a plant to end up on the "Grade B" rack, it must be either faded and/or slightly damaged. While aesthetically imperfect, all of our Grade B plants are guaranteed otherwise healthy & viable. Most of the available plants are our "usual" stock Neos, but without the color and/or shape our plants are known for. Each of these will be a 3-Pack (5-13in) plant, individually wrapped & labeled with an ID. A great deal if you don't mind starting with an imperfect plant!
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3-Pack Size Lighting Humidity Vivarium Placement
Depends on availability
Size not guaranteed
High/Very High
(Any LED Lighting Kit)
Very High / 65% Min
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Epiphytic / Mount to background or wood/rock decor
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Plant Pack: Neoregelia "Pup" Assortment

A growers choice assortment of discounted Neoregelia offsets

Neoregelia Offsets / Pups Neoregelia Offsets / Pups Neoregelia Offsets / Pups
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Neoregelia "pups" are young divisions of a mature Neoregelia, perfect for use in a live vivarium. Each plant is individually wrapped & labeled with specific cultivar ID. This is most popular & highest-discounted way to purchase our healthy Neoregelias. All varieties included are on the smaller side when mature, and are appropriate for live vivariums & terrariums. We do our absolute best to keep repeat species to a minimum in each assortment, to ensure an awesome variety.
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Varies High/Very High
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Tillandsia aeranthos

Tillandsia aeranthos
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A longer Tillandsia that flowers bright purple & hot pink. Planting it up high will result in the plant growing downward into a desirable long, trailing shape.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3-5in 11-12 South America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
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Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia albertiana

Tillandsia albertiana
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A very interesting small Tillandsia commonly used as an accent. Does not tolerate periods of dryness. Throws pups/offsets frequently, and flowers bright red.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1-2in 11-12 South America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
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Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia brachycaulos

Tillandsia brachycaulos
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One of our larger Tillandsias, this is our most moisture-tolerant species of air plant, and the one we use most often in vivariums at NEHERP. Color can range from bright green to a deep red, depending on conditions. Flowers pink & purple, although this plant does not flower frequently. Like most Tillandsias, it benefits from a little air movement, but does not require as much as many other species. It's larger & more robust size also makes it more appropriate for use with slightly larger species (i.e. Phelsuma, Correlophus, Rhacodactylus) than other Tillandsias.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3-5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry slightly between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has at least some airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia bulbosa

Tillandsia bulbosa
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A bizarre looking pseudobulbous air plant that tolerates a fairly wide range of conditions. One of our favorites at NEHERP, the colors range from a deep purple to a bright green, with appearance being dictated by growing conditions. A fairly moisture-tolerant species that doesn't require as much air movement as many other Tillandsias.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3-5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry slightly between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has at least some airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia caput-medusae

Tillandsia caput-medusae
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Larger than it's equally unique cousin T. bulbosa, this plant is covered in trichomes, giving it a white fuzzy appearance. If planting this in a more humid environment, we suggest mounting it sideways or upside down to prevent water from collecting in the bulbous base of the plant. Due to it's larger size, we've planted these in many arboreal Gecko habitats with success. We wouldn't recommend planting this species in enclosures averaging above 85% humidity, unless a fair amount of air movement is provided.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 5-6in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia ionantha 'Fuego'

Tillandsia ionantha 'Fuego'
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One of our most popular air plants! Fuego can turn bright red almost top-to-bottom under bright & humid conditions. Flowers purple & yellow. A type of ionantha, this variety is well suited to the conditions of many environments.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1.75-2.5in 11-12 Central + South America*
(This plant is a cultivar)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia ionantha v. stricta

Tillandsia ionantha v. stricta Tillandsia ionantha v. stricta
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A great little hybrid that turns bright red under good conditions. Like all cultivars of ionantha, these tolerate a moderate amount of humidity, but will benefit from a little airflow or being mounted near an opening. Flowers purple & yellow.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1.75-2.5in 11-12 Central + South America*
(This plant is a hybrid cultivar)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia ionantha 'Mexican'

Tillandsia ionantha 'Mexican'
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A popular variety of the most popular air plant. The purple blush color will come out in brighter, more humid conditions. Tolerates a moderate amount of humidity, benefits from airflow, and throws pups/offsets fairly frequently.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1-1.5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia myosura

Tillandsia myosura
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A flat-growing species of Tillandsia that makes a great accent plant for terrarium backgrounds, vines, and more. Very unique, and can be mounted upside-down for a trailing growth pattern. We've had luck planting these in a wide variety of enclosures, as they seem to be fairly forgiving. Tolerates a moderate amount of humidity & moisture, and will thrive under medium/high amounts of light. Throws pups/offsets fairly frequently.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1.5-2in 11-12 We're unsure...
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Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia tenuifolia

Tillandsia tenuifolia
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Planting tenuifolia up high will result in the plant growing downward into a long, elegant, trailing shape. Flowers are bright blue/violet attached to long draping runners. If planted in a humid enclosure, air movement is is important for the long-term success of this species.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 2.5-3.5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia tectorum

Tillandsia tectorum Tillandsia tectorum
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A truly a unique little air plant. Tectorum's fuzzy white leaves do best when mounted towards the top of a vivarium in slightly drier conditions. This is not a great Tillandsia for especially humid enclosures, and they do best with a decent amount of air flow. Does not tolerate being over-saturated well, so try to mist lightly!
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 2.5-3.5in 11-12 Central America (Mexico)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Dry completely before re-misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
This species requires a fairly significant amount of airflow, and must be allowed to dry out completely between misting.
Do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle, or anywhere it won't be allowed to dry out.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia usneoides

Spanish Moss Live
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Our live Spanish Moss is sold in quart-size bags, for a roughly 5in clump. A great looking option for temperate vivariums, or for enclosures with a fair amount of air flow. This plant is not tolerant of constant moisture, and requires periods of dryness to thrive. We suggest against using this plant in any enclosure averaging over 80% R/H, unless considerable airflow is provided.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3in clump 11-12 Widely Distributed
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Plant Pack: Tillandsia Assortment (Cheap Mix)

A grower's choice assortment of healthy, popular air plants!

Tillandsia aeranthos Tillandsia albertiana Tillandsia ionantha 'Mexican' Tillandsia myosura
Images for illustrative purposes only. Your mix may vary, and could include Tillandsias not currently listed.
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A budget-friendly way to pick up an assortment of our high quality air plants. This is a great way to save on some of the more basic air plants we work with, and is an especially good choice for enthusiasts looking to try out Tillandsias in their enclosures. Some of the species likely to be included are T. aeranthos, T. albertiana, T. ionantha 'Mexican', T ionantha v. stricta, T. ionantha sp., and T. myosura. Other varieties of T. ionantha, as well as some other smaller cultivars might be included as well, based on our availability!
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average Varies 11-12 Varies
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry completely between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Plant Pack: Tillandsia Assortment (Wide Mix)

A grower's choice assortment of healthy, popular air plants!

Tillandsia Pack For Terrariums
Images for illustrative purposes only. Your mix may vary, and could include Tillandsias not currently listed.
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This assortment of air plants includes a nice mix including inexpensive, average, and more expensive species & cultivars we work with. If you are looking to plant a vivarium or build some "showy" vivariums, this is our recommended choice. Species may include anything on this page, with at least 40% of the mix being picked from the more expensive plants (like T. brachycaulos, T. bulbosa, T. caput-medusae, T ionantha 'Fuego', T ionantha v. stricta, T. tenuifolia 'Blue', and T. tectorum), and the remainder being less expensive species. We might also be able to include less common species if we've got any currently in stock, but no promises. :-)
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average Varies 11-12 Varies
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry completely between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Aechmea fasciata

Silver Vase Plant

Aechmea fasciata Aechmea fasciata
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This large, unique Bromeliad is a member of the Aechmea genus. It's versatile enough to thrive as a houseplant, or in very (very!) large vivariums. Over time, a large pink spike with bright blue flowers will grow from the center of the plant's axil. Thrives under bright light with plenty of humidity. Can be planted terrestrially in well draining soil, or epiphytically in a more humid environment. Our largest Bromeliad, this plant is sold nearly Adult Plant With Pup at around 18in. Too big for us to propagate in our grow rooms, Aechmea fasciata is sourced from a trusted, local (Connecticut) grower.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 24-30in 10-11 South America (Brazil)
Lighting Soil Nutrients Water
Bright, filtered sun Very fast draining Mild, balanced (Axil-fed) Keep axil full. Flush occasionally.
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Medium/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
ABG or V1
(Any Substrate Kit)
Rare
Prune dead growth as necessary
Terrestrially: In very fast-draining substrate
Epiphytically: Using Mounting Wire or Mounting Line

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Cryptanthus bivitattus

Earth Star Plant

Cryptanthus bivitattus Cryptanthus bivitattus
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We've got some beautiful Cryptanthus with great coloration and shape available! Ours are healthy, vibrant, and are grown long enough to resemble the healthy plants in the photos above. Colors range from deep green to bright red/pink. All plants will turn bright pink/red when kept in ideal conditions with plenty of PAR light. When kept as a houseplant, we recommend using a mix of 25-50% sterilized sand, 75-50% lightly acidic potting soil. The pictured plant (left) is growing in a 3in pot.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 7-8in+ 10-11 South America (Brazil)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Bright, filtered sunlight 5.5-6.5 Very weak, balanced Keep humid, Allow to dry slightly before watering
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
ABG, V1, or V2
(Any Substrate Kit)
Rare
Prune dead growth as necessary
Terrestrial or Epiphytic
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
A very versatile plant if humidity is kept high. Survives in average light, but red color grows brighter lots of PAR light.
If planting terrestrially, be sure to place it in substrate which drains well. (Any NEHERP Vivarium Substrate works!)
If planting epiphytically in 55-70% R/H, gently wrap roots in Sphagnum. Higher humidity mounts will not need Sphagnum.

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Cryptanthus 'Black Magic'

Cryptanthus Black Magic
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A unique black & silver cultivar of Cryptanthus. It'll thrive in a wide variety of lighting conditions, with high humidity being preferred. Expect white flowers at maturity, and frequent throwing of offsets after that. In brighter light, the white/silver markings grow to be more apparent. The pictured plant is growing in a 4in pot.
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Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 8-10in 10-11 South America (Brazil)*
(Hybrid Cultivar)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Bright filtered light 5.5-6.5 Very weak, balanced Keep humid, Allow to dry slightly before watering
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Medium/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
ABG, V1, or V2
(Any Substrate Kit)
Rare
Prune dead growth as necessary
Terrestrial or Epiphytic
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Special Instructions
A very versatile plant if humidity is kept high. Survives in average light, but white/silver color grows brighter lots of PAR light.
If planting terrestrially, be sure to place it in substrate which drains well. (Any NEHERP Vivarium Substrate works!)
If planting epiphytically in 55-70% R/H, gently wrap roots in Sphagnum. Higher humidity mounts will not need Sphagnum.

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Neoregelia 'Chiquita Linda'

Neoregelia 'Chiquita Linda' Neoregelia 'Chiquita Linda'
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Our best selling individually purchased Bromeliad, Chiquita Linda is a hybrid of N. lilliputiana and N. fireball. Color ranges from a spotted red/orange to spotted green depending on lighting, with higher PAR levels bringing out the red & orange hues. This plant produces offsets faster than any other Bromeliad we offer, creating spectacular looking clumps over time.
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Mature Size Lighting Humidity Vivarium Placement
6-7in High/Very High
(Any LED Lighting Kit)
Very High / 65% Min
(Glass Inserts may help!)
Epiphytic / Mount to background or wood/rock decor
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Neoregelia fireball

Neoregelia fireball Neoregelia fireball
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Probably the most commonly used vivarium appropriate Bromeliad available today, thanks to it's compact growth pattern & bright red coloration in good conditions. As N. fireball matures under good (high PAR) lighting, the red becomes more and more apparent. We always pull our brightest plants first.
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Mature Size Lighting Humidity Vivarium Placement
11-13in High/Very High
(Any LED Lighting Kit)
Very High / 65% Min
(Glass Inserts may help!)
Epiphytic / Mount to background or wood/rock decor
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Neoregelia: Grade B Assortment

Less-than-perfect Bromeliads sold at a discount

Faded Bromeliads
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For a plant to end up on the "Grade B" rack, it must be either faded and/or slightly damaged. While aesthetically imperfect, all of our Grade B plants are guaranteed otherwise healthy & viable. Most of the available plants are our "usual" stock Neos, but without the color and/or shape our plants are known for. Each of these will be a 3-Pack (5-13in) plant, individually wrapped & labeled with an ID. A great deal if you don't mind starting with an imperfect plant!
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3-Pack Size Lighting Humidity Vivarium Placement
Depends on availability
Size not guaranteed
High/Very High
(Any LED Lighting Kit)
Very High / 65% Min
(Glass Inserts may help!)
Epiphytic / Mount to background or wood/rock decor
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Plant Pack: Neoregelia "Pup" Assortment

A growers choice assortment of discounted Neoregelia offsets

Neoregelia Offsets / Pups Neoregelia Offsets / Pups Neoregelia Offsets / Pups
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Neoregelia "pups" are young divisions of a mature Neoregelia, perfect for use in a live vivarium. Each plant is individually wrapped & labeled with specific cultivar ID. This is most popular & highest-discounted way to purchase our healthy Neoregelias. All varieties included are on the smaller side when mature, and are appropriate for live vivariums & terrariums. We do our absolute best to keep repeat species to a minimum in each assortment, to ensure an awesome variety.
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Mature Size Lighting Humidity Vivarium Placement
Varies High/Very High
(Any LED Lighting Kit)
Very High / 65% Min
(Glass Inserts may help!)
Epiphytic / Mount to background or wood/rock decor
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Plant Pack: Neoregelia Mature Assortment

A growers choice assortment of discounted adult Neoregelias

Neoregelia Assortment
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Assorted, individually packed & labeled Neoregelias. The same guarantees and quality as buying Neoregelias individually, only with a "grower's choice" price to match. Select "Minis Only" for plants that'll grow to less than 9-10in, or Med/Minis for a wider assortment growing up to around 12-13".
▾ Plant Information ▾
Mature Size Lighting Humidity Vivarium Placement
Varies High/Very High
(Any LED Lighting Kit)
Very High / 65% Min
(Glass Inserts may help!)
Epiphytic / Mount to background or wood/rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
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Tillandsia aeranthos

Tillandsia aeranthos
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A longer Tillandsia that flowers bright purple & hot pink. Planting it up high will result in the plant growing downward into a desirable long, trailing shape.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3-5in 11-12 South America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia albertiana

Tillandsia albertiana
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A very interesting small Tillandsia commonly used as an accent. Does not tolerate periods of dryness. Throws pups/offsets frequently, and flowers bright red.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1-2in 11-12 South America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia brachycaulos

Tillandsia brachycaulos
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One of our larger Tillandsias, this is our most moisture-tolerant species of air plant, and the one we use most often in vivariums at NEHERP. Color can range from bright green to a deep red, depending on conditions. Flowers pink & purple, although this plant does not flower frequently. Like most Tillandsias, it benefits from a little air movement, but does not require as much as many other species. It's larger & more robust size also makes it more appropriate for use with slightly larger species (i.e. Phelsuma, Correlophus, Rhacodactylus) than other Tillandsias.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3-5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry slightly between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has at least some airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia bulbosa

Tillandsia bulbosa
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A bizarre looking pseudobulbous air plant that tolerates a fairly wide range of conditions. One of our favorites at NEHERP, the colors range from a deep purple to a bright green, with appearance being dictated by growing conditions. A fairly moisture-tolerant species that doesn't require as much air movement as many other Tillandsias.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3-5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry slightly between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has at least some airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia caput-medusae

Tillandsia caput-medusae
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Larger than it's equally unique cousin T. bulbosa, this plant is covered in trichomes, giving it a white fuzzy appearance. If planting this in a more humid environment, we suggest mounting it sideways or upside down to prevent water from collecting in the bulbous base of the plant. Due to it's larger size, we've planted these in many arboreal Gecko habitats with success. We wouldn't recommend planting this species in enclosures averaging above 85% humidity, unless a fair amount of air movement is provided.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 5-6in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia ionantha 'Fuego'

Tillandsia ionantha 'Fuego'
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One of our most popular air plants! Fuego can turn bright red almost top-to-bottom under bright & humid conditions. Flowers purple & yellow. A type of ionantha, this variety is well suited to the conditions of many environments.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1.75-2.5in 11-12 Central + South America*
(This plant is a cultivar)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia ionantha v. stricta

Tillandsia ionantha v. stricta Tillandsia ionantha v. stricta
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A great little hybrid that turns bright red under good conditions. Like all cultivars of ionantha, these tolerate a moderate amount of humidity, but will benefit from a little airflow or being mounted near an opening. Flowers purple & yellow.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1.75-2.5in 11-12 Central + South America*
(This plant is a hybrid cultivar)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
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Tillandsia ionantha 'Mexican'

Tillandsia ionantha 'Mexican'
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A popular variety of the most popular air plant. The purple blush color will come out in brighter, more humid conditions. Tolerates a moderate amount of humidity, benefits from airflow, and throws pups/offsets fairly frequently.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1-1.5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia myosura

Tillandsia myosura
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A flat-growing species of Tillandsia that makes a great accent plant for terrarium backgrounds, vines, and more. Very unique, and can be mounted upside-down for a trailing growth pattern. We've had luck planting these in a wide variety of enclosures, as they seem to be fairly forgiving. Tolerates a moderate amount of humidity & moisture, and will thrive under medium/high amounts of light. Throws pups/offsets fairly frequently.
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Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 1.5-2in 11-12 We're unsure...
Let us know!
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia tenuifolia

Tillandsia tenuifolia
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Planting tenuifolia up high will result in the plant growing downward into a long, elegant, trailing shape. Flowers are bright blue/violet attached to long draping runners. If planted in a humid enclosure, air movement is is important for the long-term success of this species.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 2.5-3.5in 11-12 Central America
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia tectorum

Tillandsia tectorum Tillandsia tectorum
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A truly a unique little air plant. Tectorum's fuzzy white leaves do best when mounted towards the top of a vivarium in slightly drier conditions. This is not a great Tillandsia for especially humid enclosures, and they do best with a decent amount of air flow. Does not tolerate being over-saturated well, so try to mist lightly!
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 2.5-3.5in 11-12 Central America (Mexico)
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Dry completely before re-misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
This species requires a fairly significant amount of airflow, and must be allowed to dry out completely between misting.
Do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle, or anywhere it won't be allowed to dry out.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Tillandsia usneoides

Spanish Moss Live
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Our live Spanish Moss is sold in quart-size bags, for a roughly 5in clump. A great looking option for temperate vivariums, or for enclosures with a fair amount of air flow. This plant is not tolerant of constant moisture, and requires periods of dryness to thrive. We suggest against using this plant in any enclosure averaging over 80% R/H, unless considerable airflow is provided.
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Shipped Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average 3in clump 11-12 Widely Distributed
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
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Plant Pack: Tillandsia Assortment (Cheap Mix)

A grower's choice assortment of healthy, popular air plants!

Tillandsia aeranthos Tillandsia albertiana Tillandsia ionantha 'Mexican' Tillandsia myosura
Images for illustrative purposes only. Your mix may vary, and could include Tillandsias not currently listed.
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A budget-friendly way to pick up an assortment of our high quality air plants. This is a great way to save on some of the more basic air plants we work with, and is an especially good choice for enthusiasts looking to try out Tillandsias in their enclosures. Some of the species likely to be included are T. aeranthos, T. albertiana, T. ionantha 'Mexican', T ionantha v. stricta, T. ionantha sp., and T. myosura. Other varieties of T. ionantha, as well as some other smaller cultivars might be included as well, based on our availability!
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average Varies 11-12 Varies
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry completely between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen.
Sold Out!
Please check back soon!
▴ Hide Plant Description ▴

Plant Pack: Tillandsia Assortment (Wide Mix)

A grower's choice assortment of healthy, popular air plants!

Tillandsia Pack For Terrariums
Images for illustrative purposes only. Your mix may vary, and could include Tillandsias not currently listed.
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This assortment of air plants includes a nice mix including inexpensive, average, and more expensive species & cultivars we work with. If you are looking to plant a vivarium or build some "showy" vivariums, this is our recommended choice. Species may include anything on this page, with at least 40% of the mix being picked from the more expensive plants (like T. brachycaulos, T. bulbosa, T. caput-medusae, T ionantha 'Fuego', T ionantha v. stricta, T. tenuifolia 'Blue', and T. tectorum), and the remainder being less expensive species. We might also be able to include less common species if we've got any currently in stock, but no promises. :-)
▾ General Plant Info ▾
Difficulty Adult Size USDA Zone Endemic Region(s)
Average Varies 11-12 Varies
Lighting Soil pH Nutrients Water
Partial shade to filtered sun N/A - Mount only Seasonal, ultra-diluted, balanced Allow to dry completely between misting
▾ Vivarium Specific Plant Info ▾
Vivarium Lighting Vivarium Substrate Vivarium Maintenance Vivarium Placement
Average/High
(Any Lighting Kit)
None
(Strictly Epiphytic)
None
(No pruning required)
Epiphytic / Mount on background, wood decor, or rock decor
(Our Plant Mounting Kit is perfect for this!)
Special Instructions
The Tillandsia species we carry are strictly epiphytic and cannot be planted in substrate for any length of time.
We recommend mounting them near a vent, or anywhere in an enclosure which has an abundant amount of airflow.
Allow to dry out between misting sessions, and do not place this species in the direct line of a misting nozzle.
Visit our Tillandsia care guide for in-depth advice on how to keep these successfully in a live vivarium enclosure

USDA Zone ratings are listed on the conservative side. To learn more, visit the Plant Hardiness Zone Map. (External Link)
Nutrient data listed for houseplant care only. Additional nutrients are not typically required in properly designed live vivaria.
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen. Or you can override this warning if you can live with an especially tight interface. (You'll need to refresh to undo!)
To see our NEHERP Plant Info panel, please visit this page on a device with a bigger screen.
Sold Out!
Please check back soon!
▴ Hide Plant Description ▴

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