Tank cycling - biology 101

Tank cycling - biology 101

July 16, 2019 3 min read

What does the term 'tank cycling' actually mean? Here I cover the biological basis of the term.
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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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Why choose to inject CO2 and have a 'high tech' tank?

Why choose to inject CO2 and have a 'high tech' tank?

July 11, 2019 4 min read

What is a high tech planted tank? Should I spend the extra dollars for injected CO2? What are the pros and cons of going that route? This article discusses the considerations in depth.
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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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