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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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 reasons cloudy water happens, and what can be done to combat it.

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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 plants, amphibians, crustaceans, and even reptiles to cohabit in one unique display. Here we discuss some tips, shedding light on paludariums.

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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 set up, giving your Betta better care.

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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 suitable for raising freshwater plants?

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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 of our top tips on how to get rid of freshwater algae in the aquarium.

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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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CO2 for Planted Aquariums: Dosing Methods and Setups

Plants need proper nutrition to grow and CO2 is one of the elements needed. Let’s discuss the relation between the two and how to supply your plants with CO2.

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New Dates Announced for the AGA 2020 International Aquascaping Contest

The AGA Aquatic Gardeners Association International Aquascaping Contest is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year in August.

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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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