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    Top 10 Fast-Growing Plants to Combat Algae

    Live aquatic plants don't just make your aquarium look better—did you know they naturally help fight against algae in planted tanks? In fact, the more plants in your tank, the better positioned you are to combat algae outbreaks in the...

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    A Beginner's Guide to Tissue Culture Plants

    In the past, live aquatic plants were only available as potted or bunched plants at your local fish store. But in recent years, tissue culture plants have come onto the scene and rapidly gained popularity in the hobby.Tissue culture plants,...

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  • freshwater community fish

    Top 10 Fish for a Community Tank

    What makes a great freshwater fish for a community tank setup? The best fish for community tanks often have shared characteristics. Many of them are naturally peaceful schooling fish that aren't territorial. Popular community tank species often aren't timid or shy...

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  • aquarium hardscape with mountain stone

    5 Guidelines for Aquarium Hardscaping

    Designing an aquascape that truly emulates nature can be a challenge, but it's one that's well worth the effort. As humans, we tend to prefer order and symmetry, with everything neatly arranged in grids and straight lines. However, when it...

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  • What is Aquascaping: History, Origins, and Evolution

    What is Aquascaping: History, Origins, and Evolution

    So, what exactly is aquascaping? Aquascaping is the art of arranging plants, rocks, and wood in an aesthetically pleasing manner within a freshwater aquarium. The aquascaper carefully selects a mix of live aquatic plants, rocks, and driftwood to create captivating underwater...

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  • 5 Tips on Substrate for a Planted Tank

    5 Tips on Substrate for a Planted Tank

    Written By: Chris (@shrimpery)   If you're like most aquarium hobbyists, you probably grew up with a childhood aquarium that had a standard river gravel substrate. I personally never really thought about other types of substrate in the aquarium until I got...

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