Aquarium Accessories & Plants
Hobbyists are typically divided 50/50 on using live plants in their tanks. This article explains the pros and cons of using live plants and give tips for keeping them alive, healthy, growing.
Marimo (Cladophora aegagropila) is actually a variety of fresh water algae that grows into a ball. The spherical shape is caused by tumbling on lake bottoms. Propagating marimo is easy, and caring for the newly...
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light is an essential part of a planted aquarium. this will give you a better idea of what your aquarium needs. spectum, red light, actinic blue, bulb type, fixtures, t-5 HO, LED, hoods, canopies ..
An aquarium full of lively fish does not look attractive enough without plants. Plants make the fish tank appear beautiful and exotic. Read on...
'Substrate is the foundation of a thriving planted aquarium.' sand, rocks, gravel, aquarium planting medium, retaining walls, varied depth, planted tank, fish tank, aquatic plants,
Aquarium fish tanks are beautiful mini-ecosystems that depend on their substrate to thrive. This holds bacteria that keeps ammonia levels down and anchors aquatic plants. When choosing a substrate for your aquarium,...
Learning how to use live plants in aquariums will not only brighten up your tank, it'll also keep the water cleaner for your fish.
O.k. guys and gals, get ready to make your own aquarium background. Click on each photo to Enlarge. The first thing you'll need is 1 1/2" - 2" Styrofoam. Get yourself a couple of sheets. They're not...
There is a lot of debate on whether it's better to use live or fake plants in an aquarium. Generally, live plants raise the water quality as they take in nitrates as natural fertilizer. But they can also worsen water...
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