A Little Introduction to the Walstad Planted Aquarium Method

Also referred to as the “dirted” style of planted tanks, the Walstad Method is a low-tech method to keeping a thriving aquarium using organic processes of the ecosystem within.

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Planted Aquarium Lights: The Best of the Best

With the countless aquascaping options that planted aquariums present, picking a light fixture that is visually pleasing, grows the variety of plants you are looking to keep while also effectively lighting every corner of the aquarium can sometimes be difficult.

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Are you Salty or Fresh? Pick a side: Meet Freshwater Hobbyists Ed, Willy and Scott

Meet some freshwater hobbyists from all over that are as passionate about the hobby as any aquarists you have ever met. Some of them have kept reef tanks and find interesting differences between the salty side and staying fresh.

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Trimming your stem plants like a professional. An illustrated tutorial.

Often fast-growing, stem plants are the aquatic plant of choice for the background or the middle of a tank. They require a substrate to root into and under good water quality and nutrient balance, these plants will soon grow a new root system and grow tall.

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Neptune Systems Apex Has the Skills to Control Your Aquarium with Amazon’s Alexa

We all have probably yelled at our aquarium at some point or another, but thanks to modern technology, now they can listen! Neptune Systems recently released an official Amazon Alexa Skill to access your Apex controller from any Apex enabled device.

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A Visit to Reef-A-Palooza California 2018 with Marine Depot

The beauty of Reef-A-Palooza is that you can talk with product manufacturers, coral vendors, and retailers all under one roof. Best of all, attendance is affordable and FREE for kids. This means the whole family can join the fun!

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Thinking About Setting Up A Freshwater Planted Tank? Here’s What You’ll Need

Planted aquariums are not difficult but they do provide a challenge both in aquascaping along with plant care. Many tropical fish develop richer colors when kept with live plants. Follow along as we take a bottom to top approach to setting up a planted aquarium.

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High-Tech Plants for High-Tech Aquariums: Dennerle In-Vitro Live Plants Now Available

Instead of harvesting plants from the wild, Dennerle selects the strongest plants with the most attractive features. These are cloned in a laboratory, ensuring every plant will be a beautiful specimen in your aquarium.

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Aquatic Life Reno Freshwater / Refugium Light – What YOU Need to Know

The Aquaticlife Reno LED clamp light is designed for rimless Nano freshwater aquariums and marine refugiums and it will produce natural colors and an attractive shimmer effect.

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Ecoxotic EcoPico: Plants & Parts

A week passed after filling my Ecoxotic EcoPico with reverse osmosis water and the tank was still cloudy. I was seriously regretting not rinsing the Seachem Flourite before putting the substrate inside my little tank. My boss hooked me up with some plants and rocks he’d received from members of SCAPE (Southern California Aquatic Plant […]

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