As someone who loves nature, I’ve always felt inclined to fill my fish tanks with as many plants as I can, including house plants.
In the past, I used to wonder if my life would be any easier without the struggles of aquascaping.
Finding the right flora for your fish tank can be a challenge.
So you want to cover the barren bottom of your new fish tank with some pretty pebbles but have no clue what amount to get.
Live plants can add color to your aquarium, and also excel at purifying and oxygenating water to help improve the health of your system.
So the idea of an all-green planted tank bores you and you want to make your aquascape more colorful.
Let me guess: You want to spruce up your aquarium with some greenery but you keep hearing it’s impossible with your ever-hungry goldies.
Aquarium plants are not just for aesthetics; they also make your pet fish feel at home which reduces stress levels and helps with having balanced water parameters.
In their natural habitats, cichlids like to relax, breed, or hide in secluded places and that’s why they become timid, stressed, or aggressive if they have to dwell in a bare tank with no hideaways.
It’s no secret that aquatic plants need carefully regulated amounts of Carbon Dioxide to thrive.
Saltwater reef aquariums are the epitome of the hobby.
Looking after a reef tank at home requires dedication, profound knowledge, and having the right equipment.
To impress with your planted tank you’ll likely need the help of commercial products.
Did you know that a single aquatic plant can make a huge difference in your freshwater fish tank?
There never was a one-all silver bullet for looking after aquatic plants that thrive.
To flourish, freshwater aquatic plants need a good source of light and an extensive palette of nutrients.
Having a beautiful carpet plant in your aquarium is a must if you’re aiming for a professional-looking aquascape.
That black sandblasting sand will look amazing under your aquatic plants, right? But is Black Diamond blasting sand planted tank-safe? What about your fish?
Driftwood can add some real character to a fish tank, making the aquascape look really professional. Do you often find yourself wondering where to find driftwood for aquariums in the wild and how safe would that be? Can you obtain it yourself, for free?
Painting things that go into the aquarium with your fish can be as tempting as it is scary. Why so many people proclaim Krylon Fusion aquarium safe? Surely, there are plenty of other similar products, such as Rust-oleum, for example.
I wish someone told me how to handle my first hammerhead and save me the time spent in researching.
It’s understandable why so many fishkeeping enthusiasts want to have bamboo within their aquascape.
Here’s a scenario for you: You take care of your aquarium by the book but suddenly there’s a strange black fuzzy growth that’s covering everything.
It’s understandable if you think that using glue around fish is a bad idea.