1-Bacopasalzmannii. 2-Bacopacolorata. 3-Ludwigiaarcuata. 4-Ludwigia sp. Red. 5-Rotala ramosiorFlorida (left corner). 6-Alternantherareineckii 'mini'. 7-Hygrophila sp.chai (pink leaves). 8-Lobeliacardinalis. 9-Rotalamacrandra mini type IV (midground).


Achieving the Impossible




With the 2Hr Way, it is possible to have very strong lighting (>200umols of PAR) and a tank that remains algae free.



How to control brown algae (diatoms)

How to control brown algae (diatoms)

June 21, 2022

Diatoms, also known as brown algae, appear as brown patches on plants. Brown algae is common in new setups for the first couple of weeks. Often, brown algae or diatoms can go away without much intervention as the tank matures. Read on to find out how to remove brown algae or diatoms from planted tank.
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Solving algae issues without using algicides

Solving algae issues without using algicides

June 18, 2022

Old growth on stressed plants attract algae. New growth on healthy plants are algae resistant. In tanks going through a period of transition stress, it is important to make space for new growth by clearing out the old.
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Algae 101: what actually triggers algae in a planted tank

Algae 101: what actually triggers algae in a planted tank

June 13, 2022

What actually triggers algae in a planted aquarium? How do we avoid these triggers? This article examines all these and more.
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