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PART 1 - BASICS

So you want to aquascape? Well you’ve come to the right place. I’ve been keeping tanks for over 15 years now and have seen...

WHAT IS IT AND WHY DO PLANTS NEED IT? Carbon (in the form of carbon dioxide) is a basic ingredient of photosynthesis....

What is it and Why do Plants Need it? Since we are trying to house life (plants and animals) in our tanks, we need to

WHAT IS IT AND WHY DO PLANTS NEED IT? Lighting is a vital component in growing healthy plant life. Plants utilize the...

Nutrients Just like humans, plants require nutrients, such as iron, phosphate, and magnesium to function and thrive...  

What You Need to Know When designing a tank, it is important to be very conscious about plant selection...

A lot of people talk about finding the balance in your tank but never talk about practical ways to achieve it. In this section, I want to talk about a couple of different setups and how balance is achieved.