Aquascapers use medium-sized plants to create a natural-looking transition from the shortest plants in the front to the tallest plants in back. Learn about our top 5 midground plants that will enhance your planted tank.
When starting a planted aquarium, we recommend choosing a variety of both short and tall plants. Foreground plants are ideal for the front of the tank because they won’t get too big and block the rest of your view.
If your planted aquarium is growing out of control, is it possible to sell the extra trimmings for money? Let’s discuss three approaches for selling aquarium plants, ranging from casual hobbyist to serious entrepreneur.
Carbon dioxide (CO2) gas is often touted as the magic key for insane plant growth and minimal algae in planted aquariums. Let’s talk about the different effects CO2 has on your fish tank and some of the pros and cons of using it.
Water wisteria is a very popular aquarium plant because of its lacy leaves and rapid growth, but it can be prone to melting when you first bring it home. Find out our best tips and tricks for growing and propagating this plant.
While algae is a natural part of the aquarium ecosystem, most people see it as an unwelcome guest because it obstructs the view and can hinder plant growth. Let’s talk about 5 easy methods for cleaning algae off your aquarium walls and decorations.
Bladder, ramshorn, and Malaysian trumpet snails are often called pest snails because they reproduce so quickly and are difficult to remove. Learn about 5 methods for keeping your snail population under control.
If you’re looking for an eye-catching centerpiece plant to elevate the look of your aquascape, give the tiger lotus a try. With its broad, wavy-edged leaves and variegated color pattern, it can bring a new and stunning aesthetic to your aquarium.
One of the easiest ways to make your fish tank look less like a glass box and more like a slice of nature is to cover the back wall with a lush forest of tall aquarium plants. Check out these 10 beginner-friendly background plants that grow to 12 inches or...
Many companies claim that liquid CO2 is a good substitute for CO2 gas, while others say that it is a chemical treatment for getting rid of algae. Keep reading as we discuss what is liquid carbon and how to best use it in your planted aquarium.