Test Kit Budget: Top 3 Picks

January 11, 2021 3 min read

With so many test kits on the market, what should you focus on for a planted tank? We go into our Top 3 choices.
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Stronger is better?

January 02, 2021 2 min read

Is stronger flow always better in a planted tank? Is there such thing as too much flow? What are the downsides of having excessive flow?
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Tank Reset? 3 Hacks

December 21, 2020 3 min read

Performing a major tank reset or revamp can be a daunting task. We share 3 useful hacks to make the project easier.
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Best Festive Red Plant?

December 10, 2020 3 min read

What is an easy-to-grow red plant that can also add a dash of festive color?
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Why is my plant melting?

December 10, 2020 3 min read

Plant melt is both common and frustrating. Why do plants melt and what can we do to avoid it?
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When Less is More

December 10, 2020 3 min read

How to get Rotala rotundifolia redder? Interestingly, less can be more in this case.
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Flowering Underwater?

December 10, 2020 2 min read

Do aquatic plants flower underwater? Is flowering a sign of good health? Which plants can I grow that will flower easily in my aquarium?
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Bright enough?

October 28, 2020 2 min read

The most deceptive thing about light is that it can appear bright to the human eye but not actually be strong enough to grow plants. This is a function of how our eyes perceive different wavelengths, vis a vis the Photosynthetically Active Radiation (PAR) that plants use for photosynthesis.
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When 'simple' is the hard way

October 27, 2020 3 min read

The common 'simple fish tank' seems to conform to a standard basic setup that works. While it can indeed function, it is also ironically the hard way to maintain a thriving, algae-free tank. This is why.
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Tackle algae....by doing nothing?

October 21, 2020 3 min read

While 2Hr Tanks are known for their resilience against algae, but there are still occasions where we face algae problems. We share an example of a tank that was planted prematurely- before proper cycling.
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