Sunday, September 17, 2017

Best 10 Algae Scrubber For Sale 2017- (Compared & Reviewed)

A planted tank hobbyist has to go through many difficulties. But the battle against algae seems to be the most annoying one, right?

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Best Aquarium Plant Fertilizers 2017 (The Ultimate List)

Best aquarium plant fertilizers

The topic "Aquarium Plant Fertilizer" is dreaded by most of the aquarists. The prospect of adding fertilizer to an aquarium can be very confusing and scary. Is it for you too?

Saturday, January 14, 2017

Flourite Black Sand Review: Is It Really Good?

Flourite black sand review
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Flourite Black Sand is the premium substrate for planted tank which provides essential macro and micro nutrients to the plant's root system. The stable porous clay gravel is perfect for natural aquarium. It is specially designed for planted tank. Flourish Black Sand doesn’t need any replacement in the future and remains effective for a long time. It is not chemically coated, so it won’t affect the water parameters of the aquarium.


Saturday, January 7, 2017

A Complete DIY CO2 Setup for Aquarium: Step by Step Procedures

diy co2 aquarium

Making your own CO2 setup is easy, cheap and rewarding. It doesn’t need much time too. Before making your DIY CO2 setup, it is important first to figure out the size and number of bottles you’ll need. For a 55 gallon aquarium, two 2L coke bottles are enough for producing two bubbles every second.  You should keep in mind that unlike pressurized CO2 system, DIY setup can’t be switched on and off at precise times. Thus, it is recommended to choose a slightly lower co2 rate than needed for your aquarium to avoid huge pH change.

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Why Co2 is necessary? CO2 Aquarium Guide!

co2 aquarium guide

Plants need carbon dioxide in order to grow. It is one of the most basic nutrients for plants. We have all heard about the photosynthesis process. This is also applicable in the case of aquatic plants. Plants need photosynthesis to survive. And for the photosynthesis, co2 is a must element. That’s why, when c02 is added, aquatic plants flourish. Adding c02 is a must for high tech planted tank. It is also advisable to use it in low tech tanks too.

Monday, January 2, 2017

Non-mineral nutrients for Planted Tank: Carbon (C), Oxygen (O) and Hydrogen (H)

non mineral nutrients for planted tank

Nutrients for aquatic plants can be generally divided into two groups. They are mineral nutrients and non-mineral nutrients. There are mainly three non-mineral nutrients that are absorbed by aquatic plants. They are Carbon (C), Oxygen (O) and Hydrogen (H). Plants absorb these nutrients in the form of CO2, O2 and water (H2O) itself.