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  • How to Get Rid of Cyanobacteria in Aquariums

    How to Get Rid of Cyanobacteria in Aquariums

    If your freshwater aquarium has been taken over by a thick layer of blueish-green algae, you may be dealing with a cyanobacteria outbreak. There are a wide range of causes behind cyanobacteria (commonly referred to as blue-green algae) such as...

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    How to Get Rid of Green Water in Aquariums

    If your aquarium water has suddenly turned the color of pea soup, it means green water has infested your planted tank. This happens due to an unexpected population explosion of tiny floating algae called phytoplankton. Getting rid of green water...

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  • Ways to Keep a Planted Tank “Pristine”

    Ways to Keep a Planted Tank “Pristine”

    Written By: Chris (@shrimpery)   Gorgeous planted aquariums aren’t hard to find online, but a few stand out more than others. You know it when you see it: nearly every aquarium plant leaf looks crisp, fresh, vibrant, and healthy; for a...

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  • Aquascaper's Guide to an Algae-Free Tank

    Aquascaper's Guide to an Algae-Free Tank

    Written by: Gracie Mandel and Team Buce Plant   Algae, (or as some of our British friends pronounce it “Al-Guee”), is a pain that almost every aquascaper or aquarium-keeper in the hobby will experience at one point. You invest your...

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  • How to Quarantine New Aquarium Plants

    How to Quarantine New Aquarium Plants

    There are potential pests, pesticides, algae, etc. that could be transferred into the aquarium through new plants. You should always quarantine new aquatic plants before adding them to avoid the death of your beloved, yet sensitive fish or shrimp. Here are the different methods to ensure that they’re safe to be added to your tank.
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  • Top 5 Algae Eaters for a Planted Aquarium

    Top 5 Algae Eaters for a Planted Aquarium

    Written by: Tammy (@aquarist_tl) and Team Buce Plant   One thing many aquarium owners can relate to is our efforts in keeping algae out of the planted tank. During aquarium maintenance, there usually exists a step or two in the process...

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