This in depth guide to setting up a planted aquarium is focused on the first time fishkeeper. It will cover everything from picking the right tank, to selecting the perfect fish and everything in between.
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) injection has been used in planted fish aquariums for many years. Its main benefit is enhancing plant growth which in turn helps ensure a healthy, safe environment for your fish and other inhabitants.
Making things easy and convenient in the aquarium hobby is an extremely important thing. If it's easier and less of a hassle to change your water, test your parameters, etc. you are going to do them more often and have a better experience while your journey progresses.
Red aquarium plants are a coveted aspect of the planted aquarium community. There are many types of plants which are innately red, if given the proper conditions. Some are easier than others and we will discuss not only the most important factors in establishing a deep red coloration but also what the best options are for the beginner planted tank enthusiast.
Picking the right filter for your new aquarium can at first seem like an overwhelming task. So may different types and sizes of filtration are available, one needs to sift though all the choices to find the correct match.
At some point in your aquarium journey you might find yourself in a situation like the above image. Slowly, a dark green slime-like algae pop's up and creeps around your tank. It's on rocks, driftwood, plants and even the substrate and glass.
Today we will cover and review my top aquarium filter choices for small nano aquariums. Some of these nano filters may be applicable for tanks up to 20 gallons depending on the number of fish and the presence or absence of aquarium plants.
Today we will cover several tips and strategies that will help clear up your water and will result in a stunning crystal clear aquarium. Lets begin discussing the different causes of cloudy or discolored tank water and then move on to how you can fix it