freshwater planted tank

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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.…

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…

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…

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…

Ecoxotic EcoPico: Plants & Parts

A week passed after filling my Ecoxotic EcoPico with reverse osmosis water and the tank was still cloudy. I was…