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Spring Into a Cleaner Reef

Spring Into Reef Cleaning Spring has sprung! And there is no better way to celebrate than to get your reef…

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…

Top Causes of Cloudy Water in Freshwater Tanks and How to Clear it Up

Cloudy freshwater is most common in newly set-up tanks, but can happen, anytime. Here we discuss some of the top…

Shedding Light on Paludariums: The Best of Both Worlds

Paludariums are a blend of both an aquatic and a terrestrial ecosystem. This fascinating combination allows fish, aquatic plants, terrestrial…

Best Aquarium Sand: Our Top Picks

Best Aquarium Sand Picking the proper sandbed for your aquarium can be crucial to its future success. With so many…

Better Betta Care: Tips and Tank Set Up

People debate how to properly care for a Betta across the globe. Here are a few tips to get you…

Lighting a Freshwater Planted Aquarium… Properly

Planted aquariums need good lighting to support plant growth. There are many types of aquarium light fixtures, but which are…

Getting Rid of Algae in the Freshwater Aquarium

Nuisance algae can be unsightly and hard to control in any tank, for any aquarist. So we have gathered some…

Best Substrate for Planted Aquariums: Our Top Picks

I still remember the first planted aquarium I ever had the privilege of seeing. It had a black substrate with…

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…