10 Best Low Tech Plants

10 Best Low Tech Plants

April 19, 2020 7 min read

A key part of the 2Hr Way is to 'go with nature's flow'. For a tank without injected CO2, it is important to focus on plants that thrive in such an environment.
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Fastest way to stabilize a new planted tank

Fastest way to stabilize a new planted tank

January 17, 2020 2 min read

A stable planted tank like this is done in about 6 to 8 weeks. These are 6 ways to quicken the tank cycling process.
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Easiest red plants in the hobby (red, not yellow)

Easiest red plants in the hobby (red, not yellow)

December 30, 2019 2 min read

Which red plants can grow without injected CO2? Which is the easiest to grow and manage?
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How to grow carpet plants without injected CO2

How to grow carpet plants without injected CO2

October 01, 2019 5 min read

A detailed guide to successfully growing carpets in a tank without injected CO2.
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Choosing the best light spectrum for planted tanks

Choosing the best light spectrum for planted tanks

September 23, 2019 4 min read

How to fine-tune light spectrum for better color and pigmentation for your planted tank.
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Complete planted aquarium substrate guide

Complete planted aquarium substrate guide

August 14, 2019 9 min read

A detailed 101 introduction to the world of freshwater aquarium substrates and how to make sense of the brands and options in the market...
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Planted Tank Lighting 101: Understanding the basics of planted aquarium lights

Planted Tank Lighting 101: Understanding the basics of planted aquarium lights

July 23, 2019 8 min read

The right aquarium light can affect everything from plants coloration, growth rates and even algae control. And, for planted tank lightings , it boils down to three main pillars - Strength, Colour and Spread. Read on to find out more.
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How to choose a good filter for planted aquariums

How to choose a good filter for planted aquariums

July 16, 2019 3 min read

What to look for when buying a filter? Look beyond the marketing hype to evaluate these critical features...
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Low tech setups - 5 choices to maximise success

Low tech setups - 5 choices to maximise success

July 12, 2019 3 min read

Want to set up a planted tank without injected CO2? This low tech planted aquarium setup guide will help.
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How to grow lush planted tanks without CO2 injection?

How to grow lush planted tanks without CO2 injection?

July 11, 2019 4 min read

A visually stunning freshwater aquascape that does not have injected CO2 is more than possible. Using examples of real low-tech tanks, we analyse 6 strategies that will help.
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3 Key pillars for aquatic plant growth

3 Key pillars for aquatic plant growth

July 10, 2019 3 min read

What are the basic requirements of a planted tank? How do I have a healthy, thriving freshwater garden? Here I cover the 3 pillars for a successful planted tank.
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