Planaria In Aquarium

Planaria In Aquarium – Prevention Tips For Your aquarium

If you are a planted tank, shrimp tank, or reef keeper, you may be familiar with planaria. Planaria are small, flatworms that can invade and wreak havoc on your aquarium. In this blog post, we will discuss the prevention and treatment of planaria in aquariums. By following these tips, you can keep your fish tank healthy and free of these pesky worms! Let’s start with our first question…

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Aquarium Carpet Plants

11 Great Aquarium Carpet Plants (With Pictures!)

An aquarium with a green carpet of living plants is one of the most impressive sights in the hobby. Many new aquarists think achieving this look is too advanced for them, but the truth is that anyone can grow aquarium carpet plants with the right knowledge and equipment.

In this article, I’ll introduce the 11 best carpeting plants that you can grow in your aquarium and teach you the basics on how to grow and maintain them too. So let’s dive right in!

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Estimative Index

Estimative Index – What Is it and How To Use it In Your Aquascape

In the quest for the most beautiful planted tank, aquarists have long experimented with getting the perfect dosing schedule down that ensures optimum plant growth, without plant deficiencies and minimal algae. You’ve probably heard of dosing liquid fertilizers and root tabs, but there is another way of managing the nutrient levels in your tank.

The Estimative Index (EI) is a more measured and hands-on approach, but it is great for the more advanced aquarist who takes plant growing seriously and is ready to take the aquarium hobby to the next level. In this article, I’ll break down exactly how it works, and teach you everything you need to know to get you started.

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Aquascape Aquarium

Aquascape Aquarium – What It Is And How To Get Started

Are you ready to start an incredible journey into the world of aquascaping? For many people, an aquascape aquarium is more than just a hobby, it’s also a connection to nature.

In this article, I’ll be introducing you to the world of aquascaping and teaching you all the key concepts you need to know to get started. This is one of my favorite subjects in the hobby, and frankly I feel it is an underrated technique in the aquarium hobby in the US. In the US, we focus so much on reefing as the pinnacle of the aquarium hobby. Aquascaping has the ability to be show stopping and creates a very special connection to nature. Let’s dive into the subject more with the first question.

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Floating Aquarium Plants

Floating Aquarium Plants – 16 That Work Amazing in Aquariums

Do you have any floating plants in your freshwater aquarium? If not, you could be missing out on a whole new dimension for your planted aquarium.

Floating plants don’t only look great, they also provide some other amazing benefits. In this article, I’ll cover everything you need to know to get started growing floating plants and provide you with a list of amazing plant options. Let’s get started!

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