Do you have the perfect planted aquarium setup, but your plants are still dying one by one? Even if you’re regularly dosing fertilizers, your plants might still be missing key nutrients. In this article, we want to teach how to recognize the first signs of nutrient deficiencies so that you can take appropriate measures before your plants reach death’s door.
Planted tank substrate is the “soil” at the bottom of the aquarium that many live plants need in order to grow roots and absorb nutrients. But with so many options to choose from, how can you tell which one is best? This article provides a basic foundation on aquarium substrates and how to pick the kind that’s right for you.
One of the most common questions we get asked is “What light should I get for my planted aquarium?” The short answer is that it depends. To help you get started on your planted tank journey, let’s talk about three different lighting parameters and what they mean for beginner hobbyists.
Aquarium plants are an amazing addition to nearly any fish tank. Not only are they beautiful and natural-looking, but they also help greatly with biological filtration and create a comfortable environment for your fish. Check out our top four tried-and-true tips for getting started with your first aquarium plants!