Is Co2 tablet effective in a planted tank?

Is Co2 tablet effective in a planted tank?

Once you have designed your home aquarium, chosen your fish, plants, and other creatures you may think that the hard work is over, but this is not the case. In fact, you will need to make sure that your tank is always kept in a good condition. This will involve regular cleaning, maintaining water conditions, … Read more

Growing Staurogyne Repens Emersed

Growing Staurogyne Repens Emersed

Staurogyne Repens is found in the river Rio Cristalino and originates from Brazil. This type of plant grows on and in between rocks in fast-flowing rivers and does best with full sun in its natural habitat. As an aquarium plant, staurogyne repens is a versatile plant that grows as carpets and dense bushes, making it … Read more

Best Substrate for Monte Carlo Plant. Can It Grow Also in Gravel or Sand?

Best Substrate for Monte Carlo Plant. Can It Grow Also in Gravel or Sand?

Monte Carlo Plant, also known as the New Large Pearl Grass, is relatively new to the world of aquariums. Since these plants are “root feeders,” the best substrate for a Monte Carlo plant is a fine-grained or small-grained substrate. They make the Monte Carlo easier to plant and it helps them take root. Substrates such as Caribsea Eco-Complete Aquasoil, … Read more

Poaceae sp. Purple Bamboo Care

Poaceae sp. Purple Bamboo Care

Of all the emersed plants for an aquarium, Poaceae sp. purple bamboo, or Purple Bamboo, is one of the rarest. This unique species of grass can become quite the focal point of any freshwater tank display. How does Poaceae sp. Purple Bamboo grow? You can grow Purple Bamboo submerged inside or outside of water. This … Read more

Dwarf Hairgrass Vs. Mini Dwarf Hairgrass – Co2, Substrate & Lights

Dwarf Hairgrass Vs. Mini Dwarf Hairgrass - Co2, Substrate & Lights

In freshwater environments, there are many plants that can give aquariums a realistic appearance while providing a cozy atmosphere for fish.  Dwarf Hairgrass (Eleocharis parvula) and Mini Dwarf Hairgrass (Eleocharis acicularis) are two types that can create this ambiance by providing a beautiful carpet. The main difference between these two Hairgrasses is size and speed … Read more

What Fish Eat Duckweed in a Planted Tank?

What Fish Eat Duckweed in a Planted Tank?

Many varieties of aquarium fish, such as goldfish, tilapia, and common pleco will eat duckweed. Adding these or other fish to your tank is one way you can control its growth and have a built-in food source. Other aquatic pets, such as certain types of turtles will also eat it. What Type of Fish Eats … Read more