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Seachem - Articles

The article discusses the relevance of CO 2 in the planted aquarium and the options available to the hobbyist for the addition of CO 2. Download this Article. Basics of Aquarium Filtration. The article discusses, in general, the different types of filtration: mechanical, biological, and chemical, including carbon (what to look for in a good ...

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Planted Aquariums – Diana Walstad's Books and Articles

Supplemental Articles. Nitrogen Uptake in Aquatic Plant s. Small Planted Tanks for Pet Shrimp Mycobacteriosis in Aquarium Fish Treating Fish for Camallanus and Other Nematodes. Parasite Surveys of Aquarium Fish Flukes and Sick Guppies Small-Scale Guppy Breeding Breeding Guppies: Genetic Pitfalls and Successes

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Best Substrate For Planted Tank - Top 7 Options ...

Aug 20, 2019· Looking for the best substrate for planted tank? we have narrowed it down to 7 top options that are very effective which we highly recommend. Keeping reading for a detailed write up on each covering all you need to know about substrate and why you need to use it in your aquarium.

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10 planted tank myths - Practical Fishkeeping

2. Planted tanks will do best with heater cables. I have run more than 30 planted tanks without heater cables, many long term, and many aquascapers and planted aquarium hobbyists no longer consider them effective. Heater cables can be relatively expensive and in some situations are not recommended.

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How to tell when CO2 levels are too low in your planted tank?

When running a planted tank, CO2 levels are very important, as plants use with to create foods, sugars, etc. and when these levels become low, conditions of your tank start to turn south. In order to ensure a safe and healthy living environment for your fish and plants, …

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Basics to starting a Planted Tank - The Planted Tank

Now that you have your tank setup with a good substrate and good lighting you need to supply your plants with a balanced diet of nutrients to begin growing a beautiful planted tank for your fish. First of all, the stronger the lighting you have, the "hungrier" your plants will be.

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Articles - The Planted Tank

Lighting a Planted Tank - Article on how important light is in the planted tank. Necessary Planted Tank Equipment - A list with descriptions of all the necessary hardware needed to set up a Planted Tank. Overdriven Normal Output (ODNO) - Get more out of your lighting for less money.

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Setting Up Your Low-Tech Non-CO2 Planted Tank | Planted ...

A low-tech planted tank is cheaper, and also requires a lot less hassle than a high-tech setup. The water chemistry isn't nearly as complex, so doesn't require constant testing and adjustment. Maintenance of plants is also must less demanding, with less time spent on pruning and a …

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Freshwater Planted Aquarium Setup Tips for Beginners

Jan 23, 2019· In this article, I'll give you lots of tips for your freshwater planted aquarium setup. Freshwater Planted Aquarium Setup Ideas Tank Sizes. You can use anything from a 5-gallon to an aquarium in the hundreds of gallons as a freshwater planted tank. The most common sizes, though, are 10–20 gallons and higher. These are used by most aquarists.

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Soilmaster Select Substrate - The Planted Tank

The tank in the pictures was setup on the 6th of November. A friend, Rob, set up a 75g on the 4th or 5th using the same procedure. Rob added some of 3M's black "T" Grade Color Quartz Sand on top of his Soilmaster for a nice black look. In setting up a planted tank, a dusting of dry peat is used as the bottom layer in CO2 injected tanks.

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Planted Tanks | RateMyFishTank.com

PLANTED TANKS. Cultivating a planted tank is different from cultivating a fish-only tank. The articles in this category will help you learn how to setup a planted tank and what you need to do to keep your plants healthy. Diagnosing Problems with Aquarium Plants.

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The Top 6 Species for the Planted Tank | RateMyFishTank.com

Oct 10, 2016· PLANTED TANKS. Cultivating a planted tank is different from cultivating a fish-only tank. The articles in this category will help you learn how to setup a planted tank and what you need to do to keep your plants healthy.

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Guide: An introduction to cycling your tank – Knowledge Base

Guide: An introduction to cycling your tank. What is tank cycling? "Cycling" is the process of growing good bacteria colonies in a tank which consume toxic fish waste and convert it into less toxic forms. The process of cycling a tank can take anywhere from 1-3 months, but can be hurried along by using bacteria supplements like Stability®. ...

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Introduction to Fertilizing the Planted Tank - Aquarium Advice

2. Individual liquid doses for macros and micros for medium light tanks and those still newer to planted tank supplementation and planted tanks in general. The seachem line of individual solutions of N, P, K, Trace, and Iron are a great place to start. Pfertz also makes some very good individual dosing solutions. 3.

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Freshwater Aquarium Articles | RateMyFishTank.com

May 25, 2020· The articles in this category will help you learn how to setup a planted tank and what you need to do to keep your plants healthy. Diagnosing Problems with Aquarium Plants Cultivating a thriving planted tank can be a challenge -- this article will …

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FAQ: Which Seachem products can I use with my plants ...

Plant Compatibility Charts. Green: This product is recommended for use in planted aquariums as needed. Blue: This product is compatible with planted aquariums, and may even be recommended for planted aquariums, but there are some circumstances under which you might choose not to use it. Click the product name for more information. Orange: This product is not directly harmful to plants, but may ...

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The Planted Tank

The Planted Tank. Most Popular Discussions: 253. 300 Gallon Planted Tank. Yesterday 02:15 PM by Asteroid. 67. First and Second Planted Tank 60Ps. ... ADA 60P Planted Journey. Today 03:19 PM by taylorwinhaha. 1. CO2 backcheck valve. Yesterday 02:21 AM by …

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Planted Tank Equipment and Supplies for ... - Aquathusiast

Aug 28, 2014· The Lighting. Ah, one of the Essential Components of the Planted Tank, lighting is a beast all its own. It is perhaps the most difficult to master in the art of planted tanks, and for good reason; we are trying to emulate The Sun which plants have adapted to for thousands of years.

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Aquarium Articles - Fish Tank Advisor

Aquarium Articles. Keeping an aquarium thriving takes hard work and evolving knowledge of your system. If you want your aquarium to thrive for years to come, you need to start with a good foundation – your water quality. ... My First High-tech Planted Tank: A recipe you could follow. A List of Fifteen Gorgeous Betta Tank Mates. Breeding and ...

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Planted Aquarium Tank Articles - Creating a Successful ...

How To ~ Creating a Successful Planted Aquarium. With the help of DVAGA and GWAPA, I put together this tri-fold pamphlet that explains the basics on how to get started with planted aquariums.You can use this for your own club or give it to local fish stores to help educate other hobbyists about planted …

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My First Planted Tank - Yi Hu Fish

My First Planted Tank Common Aquarium Fish Diseases Overfeeding Why Is My Aquarium Water Cloudy? Marine About Marine. STEP-BY-STEP GUIDE TO SETTING UP YOUR FIRST BEGINNER PLANTED TANK. Decide what type of plants setup you want in your tank. It's always better to choose a beginner type of plants. Below are the few types of plants which you can ...

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Maintaining a Planted Aquarium - Aqueon

Maintaining a Planted Aquarium After setting up your planted aquarium, the next step is to establish a regular maintenance program, as you would with any aquarium. Nutrient dosing, trimming, water exchanges, manual CO₂ system operation and filter maintenance must be done on a regular basis.

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Planted Aquarium Tank Articles - How To Build an ADA Style ...

My tank has been standing on it for almost a year now with no problems!! I will build more in the future for more ADA aquariums. I am looking forward to that. I hope this article on how to build an ADA Style Aquarium Stand was helpful for you. If you have any questions, please contact me at . Have fun!! jB

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Planted Aquarium Enthusiasts, Welcome to AMAZONAS Magazine ...

Welcome Aquascaping & Planted Tank Enthusiasts! You're moments away from accessing the best in freshwater aquarium and tropical fish information and articles—ideas, articles and big, glorious images you won't find on Facebook or your local forum. Take a look…

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DIY Yeast CO2 - The Planted Tank

DIY Yeast CO2 . Since DIY C02 is a pretty popular method of injecting C02 into small tanks 30 gallons or less I've made an article to help anyone in the process of making a C02 unit. So lets just get right into it. First were going to need a few things to make the unit. ...

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How to control algae in the planted aquarium - The 2Hr ...

The 2Hr Aquarist's definitive guide to algae control in the planted aquarium. Includes common causes of algae, algae types and the impact of light, fertilisers, and CO2 on algae growth.

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Planning a Planted Aquarium - Aqueon

Planning a Planted Aquarium Articles Planning a Planted Aquarium Planted tanks are a popular and rapidly growing segment of the aquarium hobby, one that allows hobbyists to combine the beauty of nature with the benefits of a balanced ecosystem. Unlike a traditional aquarium, live plants are the primary focus, with fish being an accent or ...

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How to Setup a Low-tech Planted Tank: Planted Aquarium ...

The article below describes all you will need to know to setup a low tech planted tank and also compares this method with high tech tanks. 1.1 Advantages of Low tech Planted Tanks. 1) No testing and no water changes required (Read: Hassle free! It means that you can leave your tank alone for a week or two and it will still be in great shape)

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