Fish Tank vs Planted Tank? 7 Differences

Fish Tank vs Planted Tank? 7 Differences

April 02, 2021

How to I switch from a fish tank to a planted tank? These are the 7 key differences and considerations.
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Algae Control 101: How to prevent algae in an aquarium?

Algae Control 101: How to prevent algae in an aquarium?

September 17, 2020

Light control, healthy plant mass, tank cleanliness and biological maturity in planted aquarium - these are the 4 main factors to prevent algae growth in planted tank.
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Why choose to inject CO2 and have a 'high tech' tank?

Why choose to inject CO2 and have a 'high tech' tank?

August 16, 2020

What is a high tech planted tank? Should I spend the extra dollars for injected CO2? What are the pros and cons of going that route? This article discusses the considerations in depth.
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Nitrate Limitation: how does it make red plants redder?

Nitrate Limitation: how does it make red plants redder?

July 29, 2020

Nitrate limitation is the term used by advanced aquascapers to describe the strategy of unlocking the richest, deepest possible coloration in selected plant species that respond well to those conditions.
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How to grow Staurogyne repens

How to grow Staurogyne repens

November 29, 2021

How to grow and use Staurogyne repens in a planted aquarium.
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How to grow Utricularia graminifolia

How to grow Utricularia graminifolia

November 10, 2021

How to grow Utricularia graminifolia "UG" in a planted aquarium. UG has a reputation of being a difficult plant to grow, but it is actually not a difficult plant to grow at all once you understand its exacting needs.
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buceps bucephalandra

How to grow Bucephalandra

November 08, 2021

Bucephalandra are slow-growing, hardy and attractive plants. They are endemic to Indonesia, and are found on the island of Borneo.
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How to grow Lobelia cardinalis

How to grow Lobelia cardinalis

August 16, 2021

How to grow Lobelia cardinalis. It is a relatively easy to grow green stem plant that has been in the hobby a long time.
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