The biggest pitfall for beginners is that aquarium shops often stock nonaquatic plant species that do not grow well in the aquarium long term. This guide highlights some common nonaquatic species that hobbyists should avoid, and also shows the difference between emersed forms and submerged grown forms for common aquatic plant species.
How does one start construct hard scape? This article examines the various method of connecting hardscape. Gel super glue, silicon, epoxy putty and liquid super glue with cigarette filters are all popular methods in aquascaping. Depending on the type of joint some methods work better than others.
Regular water change is critical to maintaining the biological balance within the closed ecosystem of planted aquariums. It is best to do so weekly, changing 30%-50%of the water. While most aquarists know this, the majority miss this critical step. Watch to find out more.
Understanding the distinctive needs of different plant species is the starting point to a thriving, enduring, algae-free tank. Explore our guide to aquatic plants and livestock and the water parametersthat matter.