Types of tools for aquascaping a planted aquarium

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Planted aquarium tools have been developed with so many products for different manipulations. With the help of some aquascaping tools, it is possible to make beautiful aquarium layout of your own style. This article includes […]

30+ aquarium plants for the midground & guidelines

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The midground must be created based on the layout composition that can provide a link between the foreground and background and at the same time conceal the unsightly bottom portion of stem plants in the […]

Best soil substrates for planted tanks – reviews & guide

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The success of any aquarium or aquascape depends on the planted tank substrate used. Aquatic plants, just like garden plants, have a complex root system which helps them absorb the necessary nutrients they need for […]

6 causes of algae bloom in a planted aquarium and how to control

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Algae usually appears if you have an imbalance in nutrients, water circulation, CO2, oxygen and light. Too many nutrients and too little CO2 may cause algae to appear. However, too much light but not enough […]

7 easy steps for setting up a planted aquarium

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One of the most beautiful freshwater aquarium setups is the planted tank. Unlike fish-only tanks, setting up a planted aquarium requires some more works such as choosing the right supplies (substrate, filter, light, CO2…), aquascaping, […]

Best CO2 regulators for planted tanks – reviews & setup guide

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Every successful aquarium hobbyists know that plants that are supplied with enough CO2 and lighting grow much more gorgeously than those without using an external CO2 supplier. However, there are a lot of equipment needed for […]

Guide for using a CO2 drop checker in a planted tank

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Using a CO2 drop checker test kit is the most convenient and economical method to measure the CO2 concentration in a planted aquarium. This small but very helpful equipment is an essential part of planted aquariums […]

Background aquatic plants selection and planting tips

Background aquatic plants are usually stem plants that play an important role in the background of aquarium layout. Stem plants need to be planted to ensure a good color balance so that the beautiful clump of the […]

Best LED lights for planted aquariums – reviews & guidelines

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Not all LED lights are beneficial to grow aquarium plants, the best LED light for planted aquarium is one that can provide not only appropriate color spectrum but also enough amount of lighting for all types of […]

15+ aquarium plants for the foreground & guidelines

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Foreground aquarium plants directly influence the impression of an aquascape. So the selection and planting of foreground aquatic plants are very important to build a beautiful planted aquarium. All carpet plants are ideal for the […]